Legal (Gal Costa album)

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Legal
Studio album by Gal Costa
Released 1970
Recorded 1970
Genre MPB
Length 33:02
Label Philips/PolyGram
Producer Manoel Barenbein
Gal Costa chronology
Gal
(1969)
Legal
(1970)
-Fa-Tal- Gal a Todo Vapor
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Legal is an album by Brazilian singer-songwriter Gal Costa, released in 1970. The album returns to an accessible style following the experimental previous self-titled album Gal Costa of 1969. Legal is diversely influenced by psychedelic music, blues, and R&B.

The album cover is designed by Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Eu Sou Terrível"   Roberto Carlos, Erasmo Carlos 2:30
2. "Língua do P"   Gilberto Gil 3:40
3. "Love, Try and Die"   Gal Costa, Jards Macalé, Lanny Gordin 2:23
4. "Mini-Mistério"   Gilberto Gil 4:16
5. "Acauã"   Zé Dantas 2:49
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "Hotel das Estrelas"   Jards Macalé, Duda Machado 4:22
7. "Deixa Sangrar (Carnaval 1971)"   Caetano Veloso 2:53
8. "The Archaic Lonely Star Blues"   Jards Macalé, Duda Machado 3:03
9. "London, London"   Caetano Veloso 4:00
10. "Falsa Baiana"   Geraldo Pereira 2:11

Personnel[edit]

Miscellanea[edit]

"Legal" means "Nice" (or "cool") and it's an analogy to the singer's name, Gal.

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Legal (Gal Costa album) at AllMusic