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Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican alternative rock singer-songwriter, who first gained popularity with his solo albums Gravity (1992) and Thirteen Years (1994). Apart from his solo ventures, Alejandro has also performed with the likes of Ryan Adams, Whiskeytown and Rank and File. Various artists have influenced Alejandro over the years, such as of John Cale, David Bowie, Sex Pistols, Bruce Springsteen, Mott the Hoople, and The Velvet Underground.
Other artists cited as inspirations by Escovedo include Townes Van Zandt, HH The Dalai Lama and Los Tres Aces. Alejandro plays live concerts with his band “Sensitive Boys”, comprising of vocalist/keyboardist Karla Manzur, guitarist John Sanchez, drummer/percussionist Chris Searles, and bassist/vocalist Bobby Daniel. He is currently touring across the US with the band to promote his latest studio album Big Station (2012). The tour features more than thirty shows in thirty different cities, and includes performances at the Ogden Music Festival and New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Festival. Some Alejandro Escovedo Sensitive Boys shows feature guest artists like singer-songwriter Amy Cook, set to perform at their Boston show. Alejandro Escovedo Sensitive Boys tickets are currently selling fast.
Alejandro began his career performing in the punk rock band “The Nuns” alongside Jeff Olener and Jennifer Miro, in San Francisco. He soon left the band, following which The Nuns recorded a new album without much commercial success. In the 80s, Alejandro, who was initially based in San Antonio, relocated to Texas, where the alternative country/roots rock trends impacted his music. The singer soon joined post-punk roots rock band “Rank and File”, consisting of Tony and Chip Kinman, and the “True Believers”' John Dee Graham, Denny DeGorio and brother Javier. Alejandro rocketed to much success with his 90s' solo studio offerings, Gravity and Thirteen Years, which brought out his 'true voice'. Though the artist had yet to enter mainstream, he had already developed a large underground fan base. This underground following is more than thrilled about the upcoming Alejandro Escovedo Sensitive Boys performances.
In the late 90s, Alejandro collaborated with Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown in recording sessions of the album, Strangers Almanac. He performed on several songs, including Excuse Me as I Break My Heart Tonight, Not Home Anymore and Dancing with Women at the Bar. As a nod to Alejandro, a True Believers cover song, which was written by the singer himself was recorded by Whiskeytown and re-released on Strangers Almanac, Deluxe Edition. In 1998, the Mexican performer was named “Artist of the Decade” by No Depression magazine. During this time, Alejandro was also partaking in a side project, which reflected hard rock taste. In 1999, he recorded a tribute album for Skip Spence, founder of Moby Grape, who was ill with cancer. The offering, titled More Oar: Tribute to Skip Spence Album was intended to raise fund for Spence's medical bills.
To date, Alejandro has released fourteen solo albums, including hits Bourbonitis Blues (1999), By Hand of Father (2002), The Boxing Mirror (2006), and Real Animal (2008). He has received several accolades over the years, including an Austin Music Award (1993) in the category of “Musician of the Year”, and a “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Americana Music Associations (2006). In 2010, the artist issued Streets of Love, featuring tunes that he originally performed at Austin's Continental Club during “South Congress Sessions”. The album turned out to have “radio-ready love songs”, as quoted by the New York Times. Moreover, nationally syndicated radio programs like Underground Garage by Little Steven Van Zandt continuously played his song Silver Cloud for several months. Alejandro Escovedo Sensitive Boys are now coming to your town with all these hit songs, so hurry along and book your Alejandro Escovedo Sensitive Boys tickets in time.