Biography











Alex's musical career began while he was at Hull University in the north of England. On graduating, he released his first record 'Watch the sun light up your face' and left the UK to spend a year in Barcelona Spain. He fell in love with the Mediterranean city which has since then, become his permanent home.

Over the last 18 years Alex's work has included over 40 CD releases on both major and independent record labels, music for TV commercials and dubbing for film and television. These encompass mainstream commercial CDs including a number one summer hit in Spain performing a cover of ‘70’s soul track “Hooked on a Feeling” for Blanco y Negro Records to independent releases such as his own solo acoustic albums and his collaboration with critically acclaimed band 'Gringos' and. Recent recordings include singing and writing credits on Filmax's feature film 'Donkey Xote',  singing on the soundtrack to the Goya award-winning feature film “My Life Without Me” starring Deborah Harry produced by Pedro Almodovar, vocals on David Civera’s Spanish #1 hit “Bye Bye”, and co-writing “Time to Live”, a hit for Spanish pop star Rosa López.


Alongside the more commercial material, Alex has continued to record his own acoustic albums. "Green to Blue" his third solo album follows the critically acclaimed 'Uncut Diamond' (2004) distributed by 'Rough Trade' which has sold in over 15 countries to date. Hopes are high for this new album which flows along at a more upbeat pace, but includes the intimate acoustic ballads characteristic of Alex's work.


In the advertising world, he has contributed to music to more than 150 television commercials including writing the music to the VW Golf Tdi ‘desert’ ad, singing a cover of Donovan’s ‘Hurdy Gurdy Man’ for the VW Golf ‘Hamster’ campaign and putting his spoken voice to the Audi A4 ‘Kiss’ spot and the Athletico Bilbao soccer ad starring champions league streaker Mark Roberts. All campaigns have won ‘Lions’ at Cannes advertising festival.


In the dubbing world, Alex's recent projects include 'Little King Masias'  'Donkey Xote', 'Perez, The Hairy Tooth Fairy', 'Nocturna' ,'El Cid' and narrating 'Connie the Cow for Nickelodeon (Noggin) in the States .Other series have included 'Goomer', 'The Three Bears' and '20-20'. Uncut Diamond is available on Amphora Records in Spain, Acoustic Music Records/ Rough Trade in northern Europe , at leading online CD retailer www.cdbaby.com/warneralex2 and at 25 outlets in Spain via the Gong Discos chain of record shops. A full discography can also be found at www.alexwarner.com.


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