Legal (Gal Costa album)

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Studio album by Gal Costa
Released 1970
Recorded 1970
Genre MPB
Length 33:02
Label Philips/PolyGram
Producer Manoel Barenbein
Gal Costa chronology
-Fa-Tal- Gal a Todo Vapor
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



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