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Russian Red

Russian Red is a singer / songwriter from Spain who has become something of asmall indie phenomenon across Europe. The touring singer began her career at small clubs in Madrid but has quickly gone on to play at larger venues and festivals.Russian Red, which is actually named Lourdes Hernandez, released in 2008 their debut album “I Love Your Glasses”, an album that was widely and quickly went gold in their home country Spain. The name Russian Red Lourdes has taken from her favorite lipstick and by her own admission, it is because she loves how it is pronounced.

New album Fuerteventura is recorded, produced and mixed in Glasgow by Tony Doogan has worked with names such as Belle & Sebastian, David Byrne, Mogwai,Teenage Fanclub. Three of the members of Belle & Sebastian also participating on the album where they play instruments and sings background vocals. Fuerteventura contains eleven track and first single, “I Hate You But I Love You,” has a nostalgic,melancholic feeling about it. Russian Red says that the song is about how you can look up to someone so much that you yourself end up in the shade. The overall theme for the album’s songs, emotions and affects everything from sadness to joy and optimism.

Louise Bramstedt - Lobra Loves
September 24th, 2011 - 12:27 in Music

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