Burn Something Beautiful, the new album from Alejandro Escovedo hits stores and digital outlets on Friday, October 28th. It just so happens that the Texas rocker’s latest album has some major R.E.M. connections. Both Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey not only co-wrote the albums songs and play on it, but they also produced it.
The album is Alejandro’s first solo effort since his highly-acclaimed 2012 effort Big Station.
“I’ve been a fan of Alejandro’s music for over 30 years, and recording with him was as good as I expected it to be,” Peter said. “I think he, Scott McCaughey, and I really extended our vocabulary as writers and musicians, coming up with something that is unlike anything we have done individually in the past.”
“I felt a real kinship with Alejandro since we first met in 1986,” Scott McCaughey says. “We bonded over our mutual love of the rock & roll circus. Making this record really meant a lot to me, and I think people will get that when they hear it.”
For more information about Burn Something Beautiful, visit Alejandro’s website.
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