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
Renowned songwriter, singer, true believer, Alejandro Escovedo releases Burn Something Beautiful October 28th, 2016 on Fantasy Records
The new album, Escovedo’s first solo endeavor since 2012’s highly acclaimed Big Station, is in actuality, a highly collaborative affair. Teaming with Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5) to co-write the album’s songs, Escovedo also enlisted the pair to act as the project’s producers.
Escovedo and company take some mighty big swings… Read More
Bill Thompson / Cincinnati Enquirer-USA Today Network / April 29, 2016
Alejandro Escovedo has spent the past couple of years careening between happiness and tragedy. When a person has packed as much living into 65 years as the Texas singer-songwriter has, acceptance is almost inevitable.
Escovedo returns to the Taft Theatre Ballroom Tuesday after finishing his first record in four years. But the thrill of making new music is tinged with sadness… Read More