Andrea Echeverri in 2006.
|Born||13 September 1965
|Genres||Rock en español, Laitin pop|
Andrea Echeverri (born 13 September, 1965) is a Colombie sangster an guitarist. She is the lead sangster in Aterciopelados whaur she plays the acoustic guitar an aw. Echeverri haes lang captivatit audiences wi her potently melodic buist o feminism. In Mairch 2005 her debut solo album "Andrea Echeverri" wis released bi Nacional Records, a label focused on promotin the best in Laitin alternative muisic. She is o Basque strynd.
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Andrea Echeverri (album)
Efter the critical an commercial success o 2001's Gozo Poderoso, which laundit Aterciopelados on the Top 10 o the Billboard Top Latin Albums Sales chairt as well as a covetit appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Echeverri teuk time aff for the birth o her first bairn Milagros, who haes pruioven tae be a new point o airtistic inspiration. The result is the sel-titled album Andrea Echeverri, her first solo release. The disc wis producit bi Hector Buitrago frae Aterciopelados an mixed bi Thom Russo (Juanes, Kinky, Johnny Cash), an featurs a remix frae Richard Blair (Sidestepper) an aw.
On "A Eme O", the album's upbeat first single, Echeverri sings “Since you were born, I've become a better lover. Its as if you've unplugged my tubes.” On the chill-oot lullaby track "Baby Blues" (which wis featured in the soondtrack for the film La mujer de mi hermano), she observes the bond atween mither an dochter as Milagros cries late at nicht. "Some sangs are written for Milagros, but they soond like they're written for a lover," said Andrea. Goin ever further, she satirizes the heichly sexualisit leerics o the Colombie genre cried champeta, namin ane o the albums tracks "Lactochampeta". “It's kynd o a joke, acause it haes explicit leerics aboot lactatin,” muses Andrea.
Performances an Projects
A series o tour dates follaeed the album's release, includin heidlinin the Latin Alternative Music Conference's Women Who Rock concert in front o 10,000 fowk at the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles, as well as the La Banda Elastica Magazine Awards.
In December 2007 Echeverri exhibitit her ceramic wirks at the Feria del Libro in Guadalajara, Mexico, whaur she performit wi Aterciopelados.
In 2005 the album “Andrea Echeverri” wis nominatit for a Latin Grammy Award for “Best Female Pop Vocal Album.” The album wis nominatit for a Grammy Award for “Best Latin Pop Album” in 2006.
For the MTV-LA Awards in 2005, Echeverri wis nominatit in fower categories, winnin for “Best New Artist – Central.”
In 2006 the album receivit twa nominations for the Premios Lo Nuestro Awards - “Rock Album of the Year” an “Song of the Year” for the single “A Eme O.”
Echeverri is currently wirkin an performin wi Hector Buitrago in their group Aterciopelados. Their album “Oye,” released bi Nacional Records in 2006 wis awairdit a Latin Grammy for “Best Alternative Album” in November 2007. Their latest album is "Rio" which released in October 2008.
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