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Rolling Stone: Alejandro Escovedo Pledges His Love for Punk

Rolling Stone Country/Jeff Gage Alejandro Escovedo’s expansive new song suite, The Crossing, is coming to life one track at a time ahead of its September 14th release, with a chugging, streetwise new chapter out in the form of gritty rocker “Outlaw for You.” As far as love songs go, “Outlaw for You” has style to burn, riffing on Beat writers, Mexican revolutionaries, and even the Stooges’ “street-walking cheetah.” Rather than being directed… Read More

‘The Crossing’ explores life, family, Mexican roots

Boston Herald/Jed Gottlieb/August 19, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo’s forthcoming album, “The Crossing” (due Sept. 14), feels like a visceral, sad and sublime reaction to President Trump’s immigration policies. But the LP’s punk rock rave-ups, minimalist ballads and spoken word meditations on clashes of culture have washed around in the back of Escovedo’s brain for years, maybe his entire life. Escovedo, the child of Mexican immigrants, has used personal experiences to fuel his art… Read More

Glide: “The Crossing – Scorching new cinematic album”

Glide Magazine – “The Crossing’ is a powerful collection of songs that may in fact be the most succinct statement of Escovedo’s musical and personal story ever.”   Alejandro Escovedo Announces New LP ‘The Crossing’   Related show Artist: Alejandro Escovedo Band Date: 08/02/18 Time: 8:00pm Venue: Shady Grove City: Austin , TX Country: United States Age restrictions: All Ages Notes: KSGR Presents the 25th Anniversary of Unplugged Patio Series at Shady… Read More
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