Houston Chronicle/Andrew Dansby/April 21, 2017
New album ‘Burn Something Beautiful’ works through fears from musician’s illness, storm
Photo: Nancy Rankin Escovedo
“I’m very aware that life is a short movie,” says singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, who has overcome the ravages Hepatitis C and the trauma of Hurricane Odile.
When Alejandro Escovedo was a boy in San Antonio, his parents had him pack for a vacation to Southern California.
They didn’t tell him the… Read More
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
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