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Gal Costa

India

Mr Bongo

Released: 12th April 2021

CD£5.99 Buy Now In Stock. Dispatched tomorrow.


Official Mr Bongo reissue, gatefold LP with insert. Japanese, high spec, gatefold sleeve. Replica original artwork. Mastered from original tapes.

A post-Tropicalia masterpiece from one of the movements key figures and true legends of Brazilian music, Gal Costa. Features a stellar line up of musicians including Gilberto Gil, Arthur Verocai, Dominguinhos, Rogério Duprat and Tenorio Jr. amongst others.

Replica original gatefold including the cover that was banned by the Brazilian military government in 1973 during the brutal dictatorship.

‘India’ includes the incredible ’Pontos De Luz’ as sampled by Kaytranada on ’Lite Spots’ – one of our favourite Brazilian songs of all time. A wonderful album from start to finish, touching on MPB, folk, jazz, funk and rock with strong Tropicalia and Nordestino influences throughout.

A record that we have long been wanting to reissue! Licensed courtesy of Universal Music Group Limited.