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Xoel López
Xoel López - Palencia Sonora 2018 03.jpg
López in 2018.
Background information
Birth nameXoel López García-Cabezón
Born (1977-08-12) 12 August 1977 (age 42)
A Coruña, Galicia
Genres
Years active2000–present
Labels
  • EMI
  • Mushroom Pillow
Websitexoel.com

Xoel López (born 12 August 1977) is a Spanish alternative rock musician, formerly known as Deluxe, from A Coruña, Galicia.

Tours and appearances[edit]

His first band was Los Covers. His second band Elephant Band had a lot of success. His records have been recorded under Mushroom Pillow records. He released Fin de un viaje infinito (End of an Infinite Journey) in 2007 for Virgin Records. His record Los Jóvenes Mueren Antes de Tiempo was considered the best of the year 2005 by the Spanish edition of the Rolling Stone magazine.[3]].

He has a very good rapport with Portuguese band The Gift, with each having opened a show for the other.[4][5]

His first album under his own name, Atlántico, was released in 2012.

Sueños y Pan released in 2017 under his name was nominated for IMPALA's European Album of the Year Award.[6]

Discography[edit]

  • Not What You Had Thought (2001)
  • We Create, We Destroy (2003)
  • If Things Were to Go Wrong (2004)
  • Los Jóvenes Mueren Antes de Tiempo (2005)
  • Fin de un viaje infinito (2007)
  • Reconstrucción (2008)
  • Atlántico (2012)
  • Paramales (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ elmundo.es - LABORATORIO Ñ
  2. ^ Football World Cup 2006 in NRW > The Artists
  3. ^ los40.com/articulo
  4. ^ "Antena 3 – Homepage". Archived from the original on 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2007-02-12.
  5. ^ The Gift, en IndyRock
  6. ^ "22 acts in the running for best European independent album". 6 March 2018. Archived from the original on 9 March 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2018.

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