Gandhi (Costa Rican band)
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Gandhi in Jazz Café, Costa Rica 2006
|Origin||San José, Costa Rica|
|Genres||Rock en Español
Gandhi is a Costa Rican rock band formed by Luis Montalbert-Smith (lead vocals, keys, songwriting), Federico Miranda (lead guitar, songwriting), Abel Guier (bass) and Massimo Hernández (drums). Inspired by British groups such as Pink Floyd, Queen, and The Beatles, and Latin American bands Soda Stereo and Caifanes. They have released four studio albums and 2 compilations: El Jardín del Corazón (1997), Páginas Perdidas (2000), BIOS (2002), Ciclos (2004), Vol 1. (2007), and Arigato No! (2009).
As per others, they are known for their campaign against armed and domestic violence, entitled "ARMAS, NO GRACIAS," (English: Weapons, No thank you) which is demonstrated in the theme of one of their latest singles "Sr. Caballero". Other well-known hits are "El Invisible", "Quisieras", "Seca Reja Roja" and "En Dibujos Animados".
|El Jardín del Corazón
|"Un Ciclo Más"
|Tributo a Soda Stereo
|Tikici@ ROCK 2
|Sí Se Pudo
(Album celebrating the classification of Costa Rica's soccer team, La Sele, in the FIFA Korea Japan World Cup 2002)
|20 Años Rock Nacional