Amaral (music group)

Amaral (music group)

Infobox musical artist
Name = Amaral

Img_capt = Aguirre and Amaral
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Background = group_or_band
Origin = Zaragoza, Spain
Genre = Folk rock
Years_active = 1997— present
Label = EMI International
Associated_acts =
URL = []
Current_members = Eva Amaral Juan Aguirre
Past_members =

Amaral is a music group from Zaragoza, Spain. The band consists of Eva Amaral (vocalist) and Juan Aguirre (guitarist). They write their songs together. Eva Amaral started out as a drummer in another group until she set out with Aguirre to play her own material in 1997. Their musical style is often called pop rock, but it is often fused with Latin beats, folk rock, synthesizers, and complex poetic lyrics. Juan Aguirre was born in San Sebastián (also known as Donostia) in the Guipúzcoa province of Spain. He spent his childhood in the town of Gros and currently resides in Zaragoza.


Amaral has collaborated with many well-known artists in the music industry:
*Danny Cummings (Mark Knopfler, Bryan Adams) on percussion
*Tony Beard (Mike Oldfield, Mick Jagger) on drums
*Russell Milton (The Waterboys) on bass
*Melvin Duffyel (Robbie Williams, Sting) on pedal steel guitar
*Danny Shogger (George Michael, Paul McCartney) on keyboard
*Echo String Quartet on strings.
*Moby on the single Escapar (Slipping Away)
*Peter Buck on the song Doce palabras, from their fith album
*Chetes on the song Si tu no vuelves, from the album Pajaros en la Cabeza


As of 2006, Amaral has released four albums and one DVD. In July 2006, an English version of Estrella de Mar (also called Estrella de Mar) was released to British fans, only on iTunes.

* [*] Current in Charts(SP) Spain(MX) Mexico


#"Voy a acabar contigo"
#"No sé qué hacer con mi vida"
#"Un día más"
#"Como hablar"
#"Subamos al cielo"
#"Cabecita loca"
#"Nada de nada"
#"Al final"
#"Sin ti no soy nada" #1
#"Te necesito" #1
#"Toda la noche en la calle" #1
#"Moriría por vos" #1
#"Estrella de mar"
#"Salir corriendo" #1
#"El universo sobre mí" #1
#"Días de verano" #1
#"Marta, Sebas, Guille y los demás" #1
#"Resurrección" #1
#"Si tú no vuelves" (with Chetes) #1 (MEX)
#"Escapar" (with Moby)
#"Revolución" #5
#"Llegará la tormenta"
#"Kamikaze" #1
#"Tarde de domingo rara" #15Amaral has always talked about liking cinema; two of their songs have served as sound tracks for short films. One of these, Salir corriendo, featured in Flores para Maika (Flowers for Maika), a movie about domestic violence. The other song, Noche de cuchillos, features in Otro corto con niños (Another Short Film with Children.)

The Song "Si tú no vuelves" ("If you don't come back"), is a cover song of Miguel Bosé, and It's sung together with Chetes, and appears on the soundtrack of the film "Efectos Secundarios".

External links

* [ Official Website] In Spanish
* [ Official Website] In English
* [ UnOfficial Website] In Spanish
* [ Foro Fans]
* [ No official website] In Spanish
* [ Flores para Maika website] In Spanish
* [ Direct link to Amaral song in Otro Corto website] in Spanish

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