XABI ABURRUZAGA

XABI ABURRUZAGA

 Portugalete, Basque Country, ESP
BandFolkWorld

With this document, we present the new project of the musician Xabi Aburruzaga. This “trikitilari” of long experience in the music world, has published his themes and compositions in the album titled "Denboraren naufrago".

Biography

With this document, we present the new project of the musician Xabi
Aburruzaga. This “trikitilari” of long experience in the music world, has published his
themes and compositions in the album titled "Denboraren naufrago". Thereby the work
done by the musician from Portugalete in the recent years, hits the market.

In this record, using different rhythms and new compositions, he has renovated
the sound of the trikitixa. He has developed his own style, but never forgetting his
roots. For that, he has composed different songs full of details where trikitixa is mixed
with other musical instruments. On the one hand, we will hear instruments coming from
the folk world, and others like violin, mandolin, alboka the txalaparta, whistle or dobro.
On the other hand, he has also used more standard instruments like guitar, bass,
contrabass, cello, piano, drums, …

This work contains 12 tracks, mostly instrumental, although there are a couple
of songs sung; Xabi invites us to immerse ourselves in an imaginary trip. Each song is
inspired in a different place, and accompanying texts help us to get into the history and
music.

1-Breakfast in Belfast
2-Albokaria
3-Ezkontza behartua
4-Perledo
5-Lago di Como
6-Waltz for Bille
7-Chichén Itzá
8-BI-5382-CB
9-Bossa nostra

10-Denboraren naufrago
11-Ze dino ba!
12-Zu gabe

Xabi Aburruzaga has experience in such projects, because in 2007 he released
his first album "Bizkaiko Trikitixa". He also collaborates with Oskorri and in 2004 was
commissioned to carry out the Ibilialdia song, and the one from the feasts of Bermeo …


"Denboraren naufrago" is a self-produced work done by Xabi Aburruzaga. He
has compose and arrange the works that complete the album, has been the
coordinator and director of the team work with musicians, the recording and mixing.

Xabi started this job a few years ago and since then he has composed and
arranged a host of songs. Accompanied by his musicians during these years has
offered to the public some of his works, receiving such a warm welcome. Over time,
and meanwhile having participated in numerous musical projects in 2009, Xabi has
decided to publish the disk containing these pieces.

"Denboraren naúfrago" was recorded at Elkar during the month of March 2009.
Still, some recent recordings, mixing and mastering took place in the study Musikart.
Mikel Fernandez Krutzaga (sound engineer and Grammy winner) was the sound
technician and the artistic producer.

Xabi Aburruzaga is the composer of “Denboraren Naufrago” except Bossa
Nostra; this last song is by Eloy Urrejola. Lyrics of the songs are by Iñaki Aurrekoetxea
and texts by Kirmen Uribe. Additionally, in this record have participated in and
contributed numerous musicians:

Igor Telletxea Drums
Irkus Ansotegi Basque tambourine
Alberto Rodriguez Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
Igor Peña Electric bass
Xabi Zeberio Fiddle
Jose Urrejola Flute, whistle, ewi
Josu Salbide Alboka, shoes
Iñigo Egia Percussions (Chichén Itzá)
Ibon Ordoñez Bodhran (Breakfast in Belfast)
Iban Gurrutxaga Electric guitar (Chichén Itzá)
Eloy Urrejola Electric bass (Zu gabe)
Jon Piris Contrabass (Waltz for Bille, Chichén Itzá)
Pello Ramirez Cello (Zu gabe)
Jexux Aranburu Keyboards (Albokaria, Lago di Como, Breakfast in
Belfast)
Koldo Uriarte Keyboards (Bossa nostra, Ze dino ba!)
Urbil Artola Vocals, dobro (Denboraren naufrago)
Joseba Tapia Vocals (Denboraren naufrago)
Mikel Markez Vocals (Denboraren naufrago, Ezkontza behartua)
Amaia Oreja Vocals (Ezkontza behartua)
Harkaitz Martinez
and Mikel Ugarte
(Oreka Tx) Txalaparta (Breakfast in Belfast)

Lyrics

BREAKFAST IN BELFAST

Written By: Music: Xabi Aburruzaga Lyrics: Iñaki Aurrekoetxea

They say that Jonathan Swift was inspired by the hills of Belfast to write Gulliver's Travels. And they say some mountains in Belfast are like a giant lying. It seems that a giant is buried there. If we made a big hole, we would find there.

But this story is only told in Ireland. The legends are repeated throughout the world. And so it is said that there's a giant buried in Altza, and between Aramaio and Arrasate, instead, a dragon.

We talked about all this in Belfast, over breakfast.

EZKONTZA BEHARTUA (Forced marriage)

Written By: Lyrics: Iñaki Aurrekoetxea

Last night I got married in our home
But not the girl I love.
Darling, I leave this and go with you,
We will lose in the corners of the coast.

I love the night when I have
in a woven reed bed
My bottle of brandy under my pillow
and a beautiful lady in my arms.

In the east, in the west
In Cork, in Dublin, on the streets
There has been no lover like this that
have broken my heart like this flower.

Last night I got married in our home
It had to be like this, we should do it
It has dawned, we are alone
I’m in a corner and she’s on the other

In the east, in the west
In Cork, in Dublin, on the streets
There has been no lover like this that
have broken my heart like this flower.

WALTZ FOR BILLE

Written By: Iñaki Aurrekoetxea

I love you, I love you, I love you, wrote Federico García Lorca in his poem "Little Viennese waltz. When we dance a waltz the world starts to spin, the environment that we already know becomes in colour, only in colour. And new worlds appear in our imagination.

I love you, I love you, I love you, wrote Federico García Lorca in his poem "Little Viennese waltz. I will leave my mouth between your legs, my soul in photographs and lilies.

And when you are in love the world begins to spin, and everything becomes colour, only colour.

Discography

Denboraren Naufrago - Elkar 2009

Bizkaiko Trikitixa Diskoa - 2007
Alkarregaz heldu Ibilaldia - 2004
Egunaro egunaro kalien - 2002
Karmelo ikastolako kanta - 2000

Set List

• Breakfast in Belfast
• Albokaria
• Ezkontza behartua
• Perledo
• Lago di Como
• Waltz for Bille
• Chichén Itzá
• BI-5382-CB
• Bossa nostra
• Denboraren naufrago
• Ze dino ba!
• Zu gabe