05 Jul Long Unavailable Brazilian Popular Music
Elemental Music in partnership with Universal Music Group has issued to date more than 20 titles of Brazilian music with of the most crucial and admired figures in Brazilian pop.
The list englobes such great titles as Jorge Ben’s A Tabua de Esmeralda or Big Ben, Caetano Veloso’s Qualquier Coisa, or the magnificent and very much sought after album Transa as well as albums by Quarteto em Cy, Gal Costa or Marcos Valle’s superb Mustang Côr de Sangue.
Some of these artists went on to spearhead the Tropicália o Tropicalismo, an artistic movement that arose in the late 1960s that encompassed art forms such as theatre, poetry, and music. This movement is also represented here by flagship albums like Catenano Veloso /1968) AKA Tropicalia, Gal Costa’s Le Gal or Jorge Ben’s 1968 self tilted album.