Maldita Nerea

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Maldita Nerea
Maldita Nerea - Rock in Rio Madrid 2012 - 13.jpg
Maldita Nerea in Madrid
Background information
Origin Murcia, Spain
Genres Pop rock
Years active 2003 - Present
Labels Rosevil (self-released), Universal, Sony
Website www.malditanerea.com
Members Jorge Ruíz
Luis Gómez
Jordi Armengol
Pedro Carrillo
Tato Latorre
Sergio Moriera[1]

Maldita Nerea (English: Damn Nerea, 'Nerea' being a popular girls name in Basque country) is a music group from Spain, led by Jorge Ruiz (Murcia, 1975).

History[edit]

The group originate from Murcia. Starting with small concerts in the city and then Salamanca, where Jorge moved to continue his studies of speech therapy. These concerts were successful and the band became popular.

They attracted the attention of Universal Music and in October 2003, their debut album "Cuarto creciente" was released. In 2007, following the first album and their departure from Universal, Jorge Ruiz decided that the next release would be self-published. Called "El secreto de las tortugas" it was released on "Cuarto Creciente Producciones". In 2009 they released the album "Es un secreto... No se lo digas a nadie" which featured remastered versions of previously released songs.

During 2010, the band had a hit with the song "Cosas que suenan a..." which reached number 1 on iTunes (in Spain) was credited in their winning of the iTunes Song of the Year.[2]

In 2011, they released their new album "Fácil" and also announced a tour of Spain and an additional date in London.

Members[edit]

Initial make-up:

  • Jorge Ruiz: Vocals and writer
  • Luis Gómez: Guitar
  • Carlos Molina: Bass
  • Sergio Bernal: Drums

Current make-up:

  • Jorge Ruíz: Vocals and writer
  • Luis A. Gómez: Guitar
  • Jordi Armengol: Guitar
  • Pedro A. Carrillo: Bass
  • Tato Latorre: Guitar
  • Serginho Moreira: Drums

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Cuarto Creciente (2003)
  • El secreto de las tortugas (2007)
  • Maldita Maqueta (2004)
  • Es un secreto... No se lo digas a nadie (2009)
  • Fácil (2011)

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