|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
18 July 1982, Dallas, Texas, USA. Pop rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Cabrera dropped out of a course at the University of Texas to concentrate on music. He had previously played in punk bands but switched direction as a member of the Dallas-based rock outfit Rubics Groove. Despite enjoying local success with the group, Cabrera elected to strike out on his own and in 2001 embarked on a solo career with 2001s self-released, Elm Street. The album was a hit in Texas and attracted the attention of Joe Simpson, the father of teen pop star Jessica Simpson, who took over management of Cabreras career and began touting the artist around a number of major labels. Atlantic Records won the race for Cabreras signature and shortly afterwards he entered the studio with Johnny Rzeznik of the Goo Goo Dolls to begin work on his major label debut, Take It All Away. There was a fair amount of substance behind the record company hype on this 2004 release,...