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.
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Exploring the world around him, from the streets of Mexico to the sky Austin-based singer and songwriter Alejandro Escovedo often finds himself pigeonholed as an alt-country act. But the man who—lest we forget—was a founding member of pioneering punk band the Nuns and roots-rockers Rank and File and True Believers, is a rocker at heart. “If you look at my solo records and the bands I’ve been in, at the core of… Read More
Career overview of Texas’ best-kept secret
Escovedo’s last album, 2010’s Street Songs Of Love, brought the San Antonio native ever closer to widespread acclaim, the studio savvy of Tony Visconti and Bob Clearmountain giving his music the radio-friendly sheen that might appeal to fans of Springsteen or Steve Earle. Now here’s a chance to investigate the choice cuts from his previous nine releases, a delicious stew of myriad Americana ingredients.
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