NY Post on Aug 10 2005
*****(FIVE STARS)

Finally a US label has the cojones to release this 2003 masterpiece from Brazil--an epic return to action for Nascimento, master of melancholy moods and Beatlesque harmonies.  This is a tribute to the women in Nascimento's life, and he surrounds himself with both old collaborators (Lo Borges on guitar, Eumir Deodato conducting the symphonic passages) and promising young talent (the late producer Tom
Capone, Elis Regina's daughter Maria Rita).  Nascimento showcases his trademark falsetto on a remake of Herbie Hancock's "Cantaloupe Island" and evokes the mystery of a religious ritual on the mesmerizing opener "A Feminina Voz Do Cantor.