Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Hablemos Del Awards: Manuel Alejandro
Eurovision fans know him from two of Spains classic songs Yo Soy Aquel and Hablemos Del Amor, both performed by Raphael at the contest. Alejandro composed many of Raphaels hits.
In his career spanning almost 50 years, Manuel Alejandro also wrote for artists like Julio Iglesias, Rócio Durado, Angelica Maria, Jeanette, Luis Miguel, Fangoria, Luz Casal, Marisol, Emmanuel and many others.
this Eurocovers post for some interesting new versions.
The song also features in many incarnations of the Monte Christo TV series.
One of the most recent coverversions of Yo Soy Aquel is recorded by this years Russian Eurovision singer Alexej Vorobyev/Alex Sparrow, who recorded it for the Russian version of Monte Christo.