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Musician Alejandro Escovedo has ‘lived through it all’

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

”You know, it all started with a really large record collection”

State Ireland /Cara Gigney /April 3, 2017 – Alejandro Escovedo – punk–alt country-roots rocker, writer, legend – started out in the worst band in the world. Way back in his teens, he and his friends made a film. “The Worst Band in the World was like the way Spinal Tap was made I guess; a mockumentary.” He was laughing at the memory as he cast his mind back to his teenage self.… Read More

The Arsenal of Songs Knock Me Out – Dirty Rock Magazine

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
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