Raul Malo

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Raul Malo
Malo at Costa del Folk
Malo at Costa del Folk
Background information
Birth nameRaúl Francisco Martínez-Malo Jr.
Born (1965-08-07) August 7, 1965 (age 58)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar
Years active1989–present
LabelsNew Door
Member ofThe Mavericks

Raúl Francisco Martínez-Malo Jr. (born August 7, 1965), known professionally as Raúl Malo, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. He is the lead singer of country music band The Mavericks and the co-writer of many of their singles, as well as Rick Trevino's 2003 single "In My Dreams". After the disbanding of The Mavericks in the early 2000s, Malo pursued a solo career.[2] He has also participated from 2001 in the Los Super Seven supergroup. The Mavericks re-formed in 2012 and continue to tour extensively. In 2015 they won the Americana music award for duo/group of the year.

Solo discography[edit]


Title Album details Peak chart positions
US Country US Heat US Indie US Holiday
  • Release date: October 23, 2001
  • Label: Higher Octave
You're Only Lonely
  • Release date: July 25, 2006
  • Label: Sanctuary Records
50 38
After Hours
  • Release date: July 17, 2007
  • Label: New Door Records
43 12
Marshmallow World &
Other Holiday Favorites
  • Release date: September 25, 2007
  • Label: New Door Records
24 11
Lucky One
  • Release date: March 3, 2009
  • Label: Fantasy Records
Sinners and Saints
  • Release date: October 5, 2010
  • Label: Fantasy Records
Around the World Live
  • Release date: February 24, 2012
  • Label: Concord/Fantasy/Universal


Year Single Peak positions Album
2002 "I Said I Love You" 57 Today
2006 "Feels Like Home" You're Only Lonely
2009 "Lucky One" Lucky One
2010 "Moonlight Kiss"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
2004 "Be My Penguin" N/A
2009 "Hello Again" Matt Robertson


  1. ^ Staff (December 3, 2010). "RAUL MALO: 'I'M NOT IN THE MAINSTREAM COUNTRY MUSIC GAME ANY MORE'". OC Weekly. Retrieved July 25, 2023. After they disbanded in the early 2000s, Malo went solo and continued to make superb, thoughtful if progressive country music on his own.
  2. ^ " Today" by Raul Malo – zBoneman Music Reviews Archived February 11, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 344. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.

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