Fernando Viciconte is a bilingual singer/songwriter from Portland whose new record is due out in March of 2006 on Portland’s own In Music We Trust Records. It’s a long time to wait for what sounds like a record that will have the critics salivating and the blog world abuzz.
From the songs I’ve heard this is a smokily produced record, kind of what you might expect from Joe Henry or Daniel Lanois. Lyrically these songs remind me of the poetic words of a Leonard Cohen or Elliott Smith.
Here’s a couple from that forthcoming record.