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Burn Something Beautiful, October 28, produced by Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey

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

Alejandro Escovedo: “As blistering as it gets”

Mark Zaretsky / New Haven Register / May 12, 2016 FAIRFIELD , Connecticut –  You don’t go to an Alejandro Escovedo show expecting to hear sensitive ballads — although he’s as fine a songwriter as anyone out there and does write and play them. He also plays plenty of blistering roots rock — and has made a career of it — and like Los Lobos, Santana and Los Lonely Boys, it’s at… Read More

“Sadness, loss won’t dampen Alejandro Escovedo’s curiosity”

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
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