Gemini (Portuguese band)

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Gemini
Origin Portugal
Members Fatima Padinha
Teresa Miguel
Tozé Brito
Mike Sergeant

Gemini was a Portuguese band from the 1970s. The members were Fatima Padinha, Teresa Miguel, Tozé Brito and Mike Sergeant.

In 1977 they participated in the Portuguese national final in order to represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Portugal no coração. The song won, however every song was sung by 2 performers and the audience preferred Os Amigos over Gemini. Toze Brito and Mike Sergeant had previously been in the grupo Quarteto IIII in the Portuguese National Finals

They won the national final in 1978 with the song "Dai li dou" however they only reached the 17th position.

Teresa and Fatima would represent Portugal once more in 1982 in the band Doce.

Discography[edit]

LPS[edit]

  • Pensando em Ti (LP, 1977)
  • Dai Li Dou (LP, 1979)
  • Os Maiores Êxitos dos Gemini (LP, Polygram)

Singles[edit]

  • Pensando Em Ti / Pequenas Coisas (Single, Polygram, 1976)
  • Portugal No Coração / Cantiga de Namorar (Single, Polygram, 1977)
  • Uma Flor À Janela/Vidas Fáceis (Single, Polygram, 1977)
  • É Natal, Feliz Natal / Natal de Um Homem Só (Single, Polygram, 1977)
  • O Circo E A Cidade / Ano Novo é Vida Nova (Single, Polygram, 1978)
  • Dai Li Dou / Gente Lá da Minha Rua (Single, Polygram, 1978)
  • Dancemos Juntos / O Tempo E O Nada (Single, Polygram, 197*)
  • Quero Abraçar-te Sexta-Feira à Noite (Single, Polygram, 1979)
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Os Amigos
with "Portugal no coração"
Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest
1978
Succeeded by
Manuela Bravo
with "Sobe, sobe, balão sobe"