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Shuarma

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain | INDIE

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain | INDIE
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Elefantes Band:
"El hombre Pez", 1998.
"Azul", 2002
"La Forma de mover tus manos”, 2003
"Somos nubes blancas" , 2005
“Gracias” live DVD of hteir last concert in Barcelona.

Shuarma (solo):
“Universo" , 2007
“El poder de lo frágirl”, 2010

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Shuarma starts his musical career leading the band, Elefantes, in Barcelona 1996.
The band recorded an EP with 5 songs and make that interest was developed by their first record company AZ Record with which they released their first album "El hombre Pez", 1998. During this tour, in Zaragoza Enrique Bunbury (Héroes del Silencio) attended to one of their concerts and he became an admirer of the band. He helped them to find a Mayor record label and he would produce their album.
So that happened, in 2002, Elefantes released "Azul", the album that made them to be a popular and important band in the Spanish Rock Music market, produced by Enrique Bunbury and published by EMI Spain. They went on tour with Enrique around Spain, USA and Mexico where they could notice they have a mass of fans.

In 2003, their second album was released, "La Forma de mover tus manos" (EMI Spain) produced by Phil Manzanera (Roxi music) and recorded in London. With this cd the band was consolidated as a point of reference in the Spanish rock music and they became more popular. They had a huge tour around Spain and Mexico.

Shuarma recorded with Enrique Bunbury, Morti and Carlos Anns Bushido, a cd for four voices that was very successful in Spain and Latin America.

In 2005 came the third album with EMI Spain called; "Somos nubes blancas" this time produced by Joe Dworniak and recorded also in London. The album was the fourth best seller in Spain and Elefantes kept their rise. Their tours were every time more intense and their admirers more and more faithful.
In 2006 Elephants they split up and they decided to say goodbye with a tour around Spain and a live DVD of the last concert in their city, Barcelona.

Shuarma already as a solo artiste released his first album in 2007 called "Universo" also produced by Joe Dworniak and recorded among Barcelona, London and Burkina Faso (Africa) with very acclaimed musicians featuring like Frank Tontoh (Craig David, George Michael or Amy Wainhouse) or Greg Bone (Sting, Kilye Minoge). Shuarma flied to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) as ambassador of Intermon Oxfam and he collaborated with Yeleen (the more popular Hip-hop band of Africa) in the song “J, habbite to l, Eden”. The cd took Shuarma on tour around Spain and Mexico where he acquired a considerable success.

On February 2010 Shuarma released his second studio album called “El Poder de lo frágil” getting among the 20 album charts and coming out the second bestseller album at Fnac its first week.

Besides, he is working also in the adaptation of his songs to English and French for his international tour.