Alex Vargas was born on February 17, 1988. He began his musical career with the record label Geffen Records at the age of 17, creating the iconic band, Vagabond. His talent and exceptional vocal range have led him to be recognized as one of the best references in rock and soul music.
Alexander Vargas Blay
February 17, 1988
Alexander Vargas Bay, better known as Alex Vargas, was born on February 17, 1981, in Hørsholm, Denmark. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. His father has Uruguayan ancestry and his mother is British-Danish. He has dedicated his life to music, becoming a singer, composer, and producer. Although he showed great musical talent from a very young age, his fame began when he was 17 years old when he arrived in London to sign with the Geffen Records label. From this creative alliance, the renowned pop and rock band, Vagabond, was born. Between 2008 and 2010, the band received a lot of recognition from their audience, released their debut album “You Don’t Know the Half of It,” and participated in music festivals such as Glastonbury, T in the Park, and V. By 2009, they were touring the United Kingdom.
However, on February 16, 2010, a day before Vargas’ birthday, it was announced that the band would split up amicably. However, his success would not end there. He continued to be promoted as a solo artist. His first public appearance after the split, was in 2013, as the vocalist of the famous band, Above & Beyond. He also accompanied them in the creative process of their fourth studio album, co-writing five songs, which debuted at number one on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums Chart in the United States. In 2014, Vargas had the opportunity to sign with the Copenhagen Records label and work on an E.P. and album. His first releases with the label were in 2015, with the singles ‘Till Forever Runs Out’ and ‘Solid Ground.’ The latter went viral and put his name on the radar of talented artists. On January 22, 2016, he finally released his E.P. “Giving Up The Ghost,” which reached number one on the iTunes album charts. Vargas’s love life has been kept completely private.
Vargas opens the doors of stardom with his bandmates.
Vagabond participates in music festivals such as T in the Park.
Vargas is not limited as an artist and fronts for the band Above & Beyond temporarily.
He signs with Copenhagen Records.
Vargas demonstrates he’s one of the most talented artists in the country and decides to tour Denmark.
Why We Love Alex Vargas
His perseverance in music
Although Vagabond disbanded, he continued to pursue his dream of being a singer. We love his determination and perseverance.
His skills in various musical genres
Within his development as an artist, he has performed in several musical fields. These include rock, R&B, blues, pop, and soul, highlighting his talent in each of these genres.
The emotional depth of his songs
He is an artist who does not write songs but writes feelings. Many of us can identify with the emotions he openly expresses.
5 Surprising Facts
The artistic comparisons
On several occasions, he has been compared to the Scottish artist Paolo Nitini, or to Steve Winwood, for the similarity in vocal ranges.
A man who knows several clubs
Before jumping into stardom, he started singing and giving shows in bars.
A wide audience
Almost 200,000 people around the world listen to his music every month.
A very well-referenced man
In the media he has been classified as "a good boy," and Clash Music considers him as "engrossing, poetic, and openly emotional, Vargas' soulful approach is winning fans - prepare to become one of them.”
A new song
Vargas recently released his song ‘Pages’ and revealed his excitement about it in an Instagram post.
Alex Vargas FAQs
Has Alex Vargas won any prizes?
Yes, he has. In 2016, he won an award from the Danish Music Awards in the ‘Danish Artist of the Year’ category.
How many labels has Alex Vargas signed with?
To date, he has signed with two: Geffen Records and Copenhagen Records, his current label.
What other projects does Alex Vargas have?
He is a music writer for Broadcast Music, Inc., published by Atlas Music Publishing.
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