Label: RCA - CDL-1091 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Limited Edition • Country: Mexico • Genre: Rock, Latin • Style: Alternative Rock
Formed inthe group achieved international fame during the late s and Estás Dormida - Caifanes - El Silencio s. The name Caifanes is derived from s Mexican pachuco zoot suiter slang "Cae fine". The members enjoyed the experience of playing in Insolitas and decided to continue. The building was filled to capacity and many people were left outside.
Their popularity began to grow throughout Mexico City. At times the image and the sound were considered radical for the Mexican music industry. Between December 28, and January 3, Juan Aceves produced a four-song demo for the band using "free" studio time at night at Arco Studio where Aceves was chief engineer.
The demo was showcased on the independent radio program Espacio 59 Space 59a show that promoted up and coming rock bands. They dressed in black suits and sported frizzly hair and makeup. The flood of groups from Spain and Argentina forced Mexican labels to take a second look at up-and-coming Mexican bands. Oscar fell in love with the band and took them to the studio to record a demo. Lopez would be instrumental in their signing to RCA - Ariola and would go on to produce their first two albums.
The LP was preceded by an EP made up of three songs, in order to test the market. The immediate sale ofcopies of the EP cemented the band's appeal. The first three singles garnered sufficient radio play. The song was a massive hit in Mexico and introduced Caifanes to a wider audience nationally and abroad.
ByCaifanes had emerged as one of the hottest rock acts to come from central Mexico. In June Caifanes played two sold-out shows at Mexico's Auditorio Nacional National Auditoriuma 10, person venue — a first for a Mexican rock band.
In lateCaifanes began to record their second album in New York City. Estás Dormida - Caifanes - El Silencio band now included former Insolitas guitarist Alejandro Marcovich.
InCaifanes released El silencio The Silence. With its string of hits and hybrid of rock and traditional Mexican music, El silencio is considered [ by whom? Caifanes toured extensively in support of the album. By this time, the group had started to make inroads into Central and South America as well as in the United States.
In August Caifanes sold out the Hollywood Palladium. By lateCaifanes became a three piece with the exit of Romo and Herrera. Federico Fong filled in on bass and Yann Zaragoza played keyboards.
Without the distractions of Romo's lively and fluid bass playing or Herrera's atmospheric keyboards, Marcovich's staccato guitar work, Alfonso's polyrythmic drumming, and Hernandez's brooding and haunting vocal style became even more Estás Dormida - Caifanes - El Silencio . InCaifanes were at the height of their popularity.
Caifanes along with Mana was one of Mexico's premier stadium rock acts, selling out stadiums in Mexico and large venues throughout Latin America and the United States. At the beginning ofSaul Hernandez in an interview to the Chicago Tribune announced that a new single is 'technically' ready and it's just a matter or organization before releasing it.
Saul further stated that the single will break the silence of Caifanes, after not having recorded since The band's intention is that the release of the single will be the starting point of what could be the recording of their fifth studio album.
Caifanes could be categorized with the many of Mexican rock groups that emerged in the s. The band is characterized by its excellence in playing and for the cryptic voyages achieved in the songwriting.
Caifanes collaborated in the de-sanitization of rock—its condition was one of marginalization and veiled in a conservative Mexico of the s. Their arrival marked a total rupture in structures and of many taboos of the time, and their look collided with social norms. It was extremely out of the ordinary for a Mexican band at the time to wear makeup, dress in black, and have disheveled hair.
The presence of Caifanes and the media coverage forced record companies to take existing groups seriously as well as to revitalize veteran rock figures that had long careers behind them, such as El Tri. Fobia gives enormous credit to the influence of Caifanes on their music, Hernandez collaborated in the production of the demos Puedo Rascarme SoloLa Iguanaand Moscas for a television Take That Look Off Your Face - Marti Webb - Tell Me On A Sunday. All of these bands have commented on the support of Caifanes for their careers.
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