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With a career which spawns over three decades, Paulo Gonzo has been one of the leading lights in the Portuguese popular music scene. After releasing four English-sung albums in the span Paulo gonzo music five years, the band went their separate ways, paving the way for Gonzo's solo career.

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Released inthe sentimental "So Do I" became a summer smash. Two years later, "Somewhere in the Night" paved the way for his debut solo album, My Desire, which became quite successful on the strength of original material written by Dan Hartman and Daniel Lavoie, among others. A year later, one-off single "Stay" became another ballad smash, Paulo gonzo music enough sales to secure it a silver certification.

Another one-off single, 's "Can't Be with You," fared no better.

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Probably on the strength of these failures, Gonzo only resurfaced inwith an album which marked a turning point in his career, by deciding to sing in Portuguese for the very first time. InGonzo released another best-of compilation, Quase Tudo.

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Including two new songs, both power ballads which received saturation airplay -- "Dei-te Quse Tudo" and a revamped "Jardins Proibidos," turned into a duet with Olavo Bilac -- Quase Tudo stayed for over a year on the album chart, reaching the top spot for almost three months straight and managing six platinum plaques along the way, becoming Paulo gonzo music best-selling album of With all these triumphs, the release of 's Suspeito became eagerly awaited.

And even though it reached platinum, Paulo gonzo music was somewhat considered a disappointment after Quase Tudo's runaway success.

A year later, live acoustic album Ao Vivo Unplugged was released with modest fanfare. InMau Feitio quietly reached gold. A year later, Gonzo released two soccer-related projects. One was the official song of the Portuguese national soccer team for that year's World Cup, "Mundial"; the other was SLB, an album endorsed by and named after the initials Paulo gonzo music Sport Lisboa e Benfica, the team of which he is also a supporter.