Legião Urbana was a Brazilian rock band from Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil. Fronted by lead singer and lyricist Renato Russo, Legião Urbana was founded in 1983 and existed until 1996, when Renato passed away. Besides the vocals, Renato was an occasional guitar, bass and keyboards player. He also wrote most of the band's songs. In 13 years of career, they recorded 13 albums, one for each year.