Margarida Campelo (PT)
Published by Discos Submarinos, SUPERMARKET JOY marks the start of Margarida Campelo’s solo career, who takes on the roles of composer, multi-instrumentalist and arranger. The album, produced by Bruno Pernandas, brings together a set of 14 songs (13 originals and one version) where the profusion of influences – ranging from pop to dance music, passing through R&B, Experimental Jazz and neo soul – reveal an artist with an identity unique music in the Portuguese music scene and secure in its originality.
Margarida Campelo assumes her full artistic identity (…). All with an unsurpassed boldness that is born of a rigorous musical education (…).
★★★★★ Rui Miguel Abreu, Expresso
With solidity and its own language, “Supermarket Joy” was born.
Filipa Teixeira, Observer
Over a 15-year career, Margarida Campelo has established herself as one of the most requested presences of the new generation of Portuguese music. He has collaborated with some of the most interesting national projects, such as Bruno Pernadas, Cassete Pirata, Joana Espadinha, Minta & the Brook Trout or Julie & the Carjackers. Experiences that resulted in long-lasting and enriching partnerships that greatly contributed to the development of his musical skills and which now culminate in this solo debut, the result of the natural process of his artistic maturation and a growing desire to explore his own territories.