By Neil Ferguson/Glide Magazine/October 23, 2016
It seemed an odd booking choice when it was announced that Alejandro Escovedo would play the tiny White Eagle in Portland. After all, he could have easily played a larger venue. But the living room-like feel of the room made it clear that the renowned musician was aiming for a different sort of vibe this time around. Currently, Escovedo is on tour in support of his… Read More
Beginning today, Rolling Stone Country is hosting the exclusive album premiere of Burn Something Beautiful, the first new solo album in four years from revered singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo. Listen here: Alejandro Escovedo – ‘Burn Something Beautiful’
. In their accompanying Q&A, Rolling Stone declares, “Burn Something Beautiful evokes that often-dissonant spirit of Lou Reed (“Johnny Volume”) melded with Escovedo’s knack for a fiery, infectious punk refrain (“Horizontal”): timeless rather than trendy.”… 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