The Earth Angels are a Spanish doo-wop vocal group formed in Catalonia. They became a band in 2007, when Christian Carrasco a Bass-baritone, announced in a web page that he was looking for a singer of doo wop and he found Jordi Majó, the main vocalist. Since then, they carried out live performances based in the tradition as well as in radio and television stations in Barcelona, in 2008, they starred a television ad for the Vodafone telecommunications company. In 2010, with the release of their first commercial job, with this debut album, however, they’ve turned in one of the most satisfying and credible modern doo wop collections we’ve ever heard. At the hall of the hotel Hilton, they performed a live a cappella cover of the American hit A Thousand Stars with The Quotations and Kathy Young, the original singer of the song. Shortly thereafter, on June 25,2010, they participated in the edition of the voice festivals Phonica in the Catalonian town of Banyoles. They owe their success in the United States to having been discovered by Joe Conroy from the radio station Doo Wop Café, Conroy found a cover they had uploaded to the YouTube network of the song My Island in The Sun, primary performed by The Capris. On the other hand, Carmen Kaye, the presenter of the Australian radio station Doo Wop Corner, the twelfth of February 2011, they participated in the Rock, Rhythm & Doo-Wop. Jordi Majó, the main vocalist, met the American classic music through the liking of his mother by it, listening since he was a kid to jazz, doo-wop and rock and roll. Listening to the Spanish radio program Flor de Pasión, directed by Juan de Pablos, they discovered in more depth, at a very young age, Joan developed an ear for instruments and learned to play piano, guitar, drums, mouth organ and other air instruments. He is also a member of a band called Cram. In 2007, Christian reunited with a friend whom in the beginning of the 1990s,15 years before, together they formed a band called Street Candles, which ended forming two vocal groups, The Velvet Candles and The Earth Angels. Success after success, they became engaged to enliven the party of Iñaki Urdangarín, with the Spanish Royal Family. Despite not having been advertised, as Vodafones advert does not indicate who they are, in just over four months their commercial page received about 12.000 visits
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Joan, Pol and Christian performing the American hit A Thousand Stars with the original singer of the song, Kathy Young.