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ARTIST
TITLE
Tropicalia: Ou Panis Et Circensis
FORMAT
LP+CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
LR 340LP LR 340LP
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
11/13/2015

2012 release. Originally released in 1969, this album is one of the most significant in Brazilian musical history, spearheading the musical Tropicalia revolution lead by Brazilian legends Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, not to mention Gal Costa and mutant rockers Os Mutantes. Not only were the artists experimenting with the music, they were also making a very strong political statement that spoke out very harshly against the military regime in Brazil at the time. This album helped land Veloso and Gil a brief stint in jail and eventually in political exile in the UK. Includes bonus CD of the album.