Dallas News/Thor Christensen/January 31, 2018
Since collapsing onstage in 2003 in the throes of hepatitis C, Alejandro Escovedo has spent almost as much time talking about his health during interviews as he’s spent talking about music.
But these days, his voice is upbeat and even joyful. Finally cured of the potentially deadly viral infection, the acclaimed Texas rocker, 67, is touring on behalf of the Prevent Cancer Foundation and its mission of… Read More
The ARTery/WBUR/By Jim Sullivan, January 19, 2018
Alejandro Escovedo with Mitch Easter (R.E.M. producer, Let’s Active frontman) who played on A Man Under the Influence in 2001. Photo: Suzanne Cordeiro
Alejandro Escovedo will tell you there’s been good times and bad times over the years, but if you ask the Austin-based singer-guitarist about one of the best, he’ll go back to when he was a 22-year-old fan, living in Hollywood. It was… Read More
“The result is beautifully textured rock ‘n’ roll that transcends any one genre and firmly plants Alejandro Escovedo as one of the preeminent songwriters/composers working in Texas today.”
Listening to Alejandro Escovedo’s catalog is a bit like reading tree rings. Through careful examination of the rings left behind, you can decipher the sights, sounds, and most importantly, the music coming out of the Austin scene (even though he now lives in Dallas)… Read More