Gal Costa

Gal Costa - Brazilian vocalist

Essentially the first lady of Brazilian music, Gal Costa was among the musical rebels who gathered under the Tropicalia banner in the late-1960s/early-'70s, espousing a countercultural aesthetic that advanced Brazilian pop beyond bossa nova and samba into challenging new territory. Her big, bold style found her belting out melodies diva-style one moment and indulging in psychedelic, avant garde freakouts the next. In the '80s, like many of her peers, Costa switched to a slick, commercial pop sound, but by the '90s she started getting back to her roots, managing to work with one of her heroes, Antonio Carlos Jobim, shortly before his death.

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Albums

Live At The Blue Note
Live At The Blue Note
DRG Records
2006
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30 Sucessos
Philips
2001
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Personalidade
Philips
1987
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O Prestígio De Gal...
Philips
1983
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Gal Tropical
Philips
1979
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Cantar
Philips
1974
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