Fito & Fitipaldis

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Fito & Fitipaldis
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Background information
OriginBilbao, Spain
GenresRock and roll
Blues rock
Rockabilly
Rhythm & blues
Swing
Jazz
Latin rock
Years active1998–present
LabelsDRO
Associated actsPlatero y Tú
Extrechinato y Tú
Extremoduro
Rosendo
Andrés Calamaro
Websitehttp://www.fitoyfitipaldis.com
MembersFito Cabrales
Carlos Raya
Javier Alzola
José "El niño" Bruno
Candy Caramelo
Joserra Semperena
Past membersJosé Alberto Bátiz
Miguel Colino
Roberto Caballero
Irazoki
Polako
Chema "Animal"

Fito & Fitipaldis (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfito i fitiˈpaldis]) are a Spanish rock band, formed in 1998. It was created by Fito Cabrales with the intention of publishing songs which were not in the style of his other band, Platero y Tú. Its style is a mix of rock, soul, swing, and other genres. By October 2014 the band's sales had surpassed 1,600,000 discs.[1]

Former and Current members[edit]

  • Singer & guitar: Adolfo "Fito" Cabrales
  • Guitar: J.A. Batiz, Carlos Raya, Txus Alday
  • Bass: Edu Baxter, Roberto "Candy" Caramelo, Miguel Colino
  • Drums: Arturo García, Ricardo Cantera, Fernan Irazoki, José "el niño" Bruno, "Polako", Daniel Griffin
  • Saxophone: Javi Alzola
  • Piano: Mario Larrañaga
  • Hammond organ and Keyboards: Joserra Semperena

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Studio albums Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SPA
[2]
1998 A Puerta Cerrada

  • Released: 16 October 1998
  • Label: Dro

54[3]
2001 Los Sueños Locos

  • Released: 19 October 2001
  • Label: Dro

30
2003 Lo Más Lejos a Tu Lado

  • Released: 1 September 2003
  • Label: Dro

2[5]
2006 Por la Boca Vive el Pez

  • Released: 11 September 2006
  • Label: Dro

1
2009 Antes de que Cuente Diez

  • Released: 15 September 2009
  • Label: Dro

1
2014 Huyendo conmigo de mí

  • Released: 28 October 2014
  • Label: Dro

1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

Live albums[edit]

Year Live albums Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
SPA
[2]
2004 Vivo...Para Contarlo

  • Released: 22 November 2004
  • Label: Dro

8[9]
2008 Dos Son Multitud featuring Andrés Calamaro

  • Released: 25 March 2008
  • Label: Dro

2

2014 En Directo desde el Teatro Arriaga

  • Released: 4 March 2014
  • Label: Dro

2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that country.

In other media[edit]

The song "Por la boca vive el pez" is a DLC song in the video game Guitar Hero World Tour[11]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://elpais.com/elpais/2014/10/24/eps/1414152105_355801.html El País – Fito a toda velocidad
  2. ^ a b "spanishcharts.com – Spanish charts portal". Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  3. ^ http://promusicae.es/files/listassemanales/albumes/historial/TOP%20100%20ALBUMES%2008_38.pdf[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 July 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.promusicae.org/files/listassemanales/albumes/historial/TOP%20100%20ALBUMES%2009_15.pdf[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Promusicae (2007). "Top 100 álbumes" (PDF) (in Spanish).
  7. ^ http://www.fitoyfitipaldis.com/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=380:cuadruple-disco-de-platino-e-incorporacion-de-sevilla-y-granada-al-final-de-gira&catid=17:noticias&Itemid=80 Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Top 100 Week 41". Promusicae. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 October 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Top 100 Week 44". Promusicae. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  11. ^ http://www.ign.com/articles/2008/12/11/guitar-hero-adds-european-bands

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