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Rolling Stone Premieres New Album

Beginning today, Rolling Stone Country is hosting the exclusive album premiere of Burn Something Beautiful, the first new solo album in four years from revered singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo.  Listen here: Alejandro Escovedo – ‘Burn Something Beautiful’.  In their accompanying Q&A, Rolling Stone declares, “Burn Something Beautiful evokes that often-dissonant spirit of Lou Reed (“Johnny Volume”) melded with Escovedo’s knack for a fiery, infectious punk refrain (“Horizontal”): timeless rather than trendy.” Available… Read More

How Alejandro Escovedo Wound Up in Dallas

Dallas News/By Robert Wilonsky/October 11, 2016 – This story, like so many these days, begins with a tweet. It came from an old friend and long-ago Dallas Morning News pop music critic Michael Corcoran on Sept. 24 of last year, as he broke the news about the head-scratching, out-of-nowhere move by one of Texas’ greatest living singer-songwriters to the last place imaginable. “Old, cool Austin is officially dead. Alejandro Escovedo has… Read More

Texas Monthly Exclusive Song Premiere: Heartbeat Smile

TEXAS MONTHLY/DAN SOLOMON/SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo Exclusive Song Premiere: Alejandro Escovedo Announces His New Album With A “Heartbeat Smile” Alejandro Escovedo is the definition of a songwriter’s songwriter. While his own career has been a modest success, the biggest names in music adore the guy’s work. Bruce Springsteen calls him up at his own shows, and has appeared on Escovedo’s recordings. Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown featured him as a… Read More
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