Tag: Alejandro Escovedo reviews (page 2 of 3)

The Arsenal of Songs Knock Me Out – Dirty Rock Magazine

Carlos Perez Baez/Dirty Rock Magazine/March 15, 2017 – Interview with Alejandro Escovedo on the occasion of his Spanish and European tour on the occasion of the presentation of his new album  Burn Something Beautiful published last year, album of thirteen new songs co-written with  Peter Buck ( REM ) and Scott McCaughey ( The Minus 5 , Young Fresh Fellows ), who have also produced the new album “Dylan of the Border”… Read More

KCRW Best of 2016: Today’s Top Tune

If you’ve ever been to Austin and seen Alejandro Escovedo walking down the street, you’d notice that everyone greets him – so many people that you might mistake him for the mayor. He’s also a unifying force on the musical landscape. His newest album was co-produced and co-written by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. “Heartbeat Smile” is an unstoppable track propelled by drummer John Moen (The Decemberists) which soars… Read More

Review: Alejandro Escovedo: Rock bottom, then rebirth

By Greg Kot/Chicago Tribune/November 17, 2016 Alejandro Escovedo had hit something close to rock bottom. He was struggling with hepatitis C and had barely survived a life-threatening hurricane on his honeymoon in Mexico, only to spend the next year working out from under the trauma. Coming out of that toxic environment, a song titled “I Don’t Want to Play Guitar Anymore” made perfect sense. The idea seemed unimaginable for a guy who… Read More
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