Legal (Gal Costa album)

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Legal
LegalAlbum.jpg
Studio album by
Released1970
Recorded1970
GenreMPB
Length33:02
LabelPhilips/PolyGram
ProducerManoel Barenbein
Gal Costa chronology
Gal
(1969)
Legal
(1970)
-Fa-Tal- Gal a Todo Vapor
(1971)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Eu Sou Terrível"Roberto Carlos, Erasmo Carlos2:30
2."Língua do P"Gilberto Gil3:40
3."Love, Try and Die"Gal Costa, Jards Macalé, Lanny Gordin2:23
4."Mini-Mistério"Gilberto Gil4:16
5."Acauã"Zé Dantas2:49
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
6."Hotel das Estrelas"Jards Macalé, Duda Machado4:22
7."Deixa Sangrar (Carnaval 1971)"Caetano Veloso2:53
8."The Archaic Lonely Star Blues"Jards Macalé, Duda Machado3:03
9."London, London"Caetano Veloso4:00
10."Falsa Baiana"Geraldo Pereira2:11

Personnel[edit]

Miscellanea[edit]

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

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