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Russian Red

Folk

Madrid SPAIN

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Russian Red New Album "Home tonight" Spring 2011 After a successful tour in 2008-2009 followed by a year off the stage, Russian Red is back with her eagerly anticipated second album. Russian Red has quickly become one of Spain's biggest artists. Starting in small clubs of her native Madrid, she quickly moved to theaters and clubs all around the world. Singer Lourdes Hernández owns an exceptional voice and a natural ability to transmit and connect with her audience. Her first album " I love your glasses", sold more than 40.000 copies to become a gold record. Her music and live shows have reached places like Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, the US, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Belgium among others. From April 2008 to December 2009 Russian Red played over 200 concerts, including at some of the most important festivals in Spain and Europe (FIB, Primavera Sound, Jazzaldia, Eurosonic). She has been recognized with such awards as Pop Eye's Best Debut Album (2008) and Best Female Artist (2009), as well as received three nominations for the Spanish National Music Awards. Her music has also permeated the worlds of film, television and advertising, featuring prominently in campaigns for such companies as Häagen Dazs. Recently, her song "Loving Strangers" from Julio Medem's film _Room in Rome_ received a Goya nomination for Best Song. Russian Red can also be found singing a duet of "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley as part of the special Spanish edition of the album "Viva Elvis". Currently, Russian Red is holed up in Glasgow recording her second album with producer Tony Doogan (Belle & Sebastian, David Byrne, Mogwai), to be released Spring 2011.

Time

Friday March 18

12:00AM

Venue

Red Eyed Fly

18+

715 Red River St

Online

www.russianred.es

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