Bicho (album)

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Cover art of Bicho.jpg
Studio album by
LabelPolyGram, Universal Music.,[1][2]
ProducerPerinho Albuquerque
Caetano Veloso chronology
Caetano... muitos carnavais...
Muito (dentro da estrela azulada)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]

Bicho ("beast", in Portuguese) is a 1977 studio album by Caetano Veloso. The album was recorded after Veloso spent a month with Gilberto Gil in Lagos, Nigeria,[3] and the influence of African music such as Jùjú can be heard throughout the album.[4] The song "O Leãozinho", was covered by the American Band Beirut on the benefit album Red Hot + Rio 2.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Odara (Caetano Veloso) - 7:16
  2. Two naira Fifty kobo (Caetano Veloso) - 5:04
  3. Gente (Caetano Veloso) - 3:37
  4. Olha o menino (Jorge Ben) - 3:03
  5. Um índio (Caetano Veloso) - 2:56
  6. A grande borboleta (Caetano Veloso) - 1:12
  7. Tigresa (Caetano Veloso) - 6:21
  8. O Leãozinho (Caetano Veloso) - 3:06
  9. Alguém cantando (Caetano Veloso) - 2:43


  1. ^ a b Bicho
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-08-10. Retrieved 2014-08-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-05-30. Retrieved 2013-04-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Dunn, Christopher (2001). Brutality Garden: Tropicália and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture. ISBN 978-0807849767.