Great Brazilian Music
 

Gal Costa

Born: September 26, 1945

About:
One of the most celebrated artists of her generation and within MPB as a whole. Gal Costa had a quite bold and "experimental" image during the 1960’s, when she was one of the leading artists of the tropicalist movement. During the 1970's her musical style gradually moved towards more standard MPB.

Recommended albums:
1969 - Gal Costa
1971 - Fa-Tal - Gal a Todo Vapor - ao vivo
2005 - Hoje

Discography:
1967 - Domingo
1969 - Gal Costa
1969 - Gal
1970 - Legal
1971 - Fa-Tal - Gal a Todo Vapor - ao vivo
1973 - Índia
1974 - Temporada de Verão - Ao Vivo na Bahia
1974 - Cantar
1976 - Gal Canta Caymmi
1976 - Doces Bárbaros - ao vivo
1977 - Caras e Bocas
1978 - Água Viva
1979 - Gal Tropical
1980 - Aquarela do Brasil
1981 - Fantasia (1981)
1982 - Minha Voz
1983 - Baby Gal
1984 - Profana
1985 - Bem Bom
1987 - Lua de Mel Como o Diabo Gosta
1990 - Plural
1992 - Gal
1993 - O Sorriso do Gato de Alice
1995 - Mina d'Água do Meu Canto
1997 - Acústico MTV - ao vivo
1998 - Aquele Frevo Axé
1999 - Gal Costa Canta Tom Jobim Ao Vivo
2001 - Gal de Tantos Amores
2002 - Bossa Tropical
2003 - Todas as Coisas e Eu
2005 - Hoje
2006 - Gal Costa Live At The Blue Note (2006)
2011 - Recanto

Examples of Gal Costa's music

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Sonho meu (1978)
Clariô (1975)
Baby (1969)

 

 

 


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