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Alejandro Escovedo Under the Influence

Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore City Paper, 25 April 2001

ON MARCH 22, 1998, Alejandro Escovedo introduced a new song at La Zona Rosa in his hometown of Austin, Texas. He was dressed cowboy-formal in a dark western suit, a shirt buttoned at the collar and his black hair spilling over his forehead. The song was 'Wave', a deeply personal number that reflected his musical innovations of the '90s and anticipated his new directions in this decade.

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