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Ryan Cabrera

Guitarist, songwriter, and Texas native Ryan Cabrera never planned on a career in music. His hobby turned into a passion after hearing Dave Matthews, causing him to turn his back on the noisy punk rock of his high-school band, Caine, and pick up an acoustic guitar for the newly minted Rubic's Groove. The group found popularity in the Dallas area, sharing stages with Cheap Trick, Ben Harper, and Third Eye Blind, before Cabrera's departure. Making the most of a block of studio time — a birthday present from his brother — the high-school dropout cut three original songs that impressed the engineer enough to offer the opportunity to do a full-length — for free. Elm Street was a self-released success, selling out locally and garnering favorable reviews and a deluge of Internet orders. In 2001, Cabrera signed to Atlantic, which scheduled the long-player Take It All Away for release in 2004. Assisting behind the boards were Sabelle Breer and Curt Frasca (Avril Lavigne), Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams), and co-producer Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls). You Stand Watching arrived in 2005, followed by Moon Under Water in 2008.


Cabrera played in the band Rubix Groove, which opened for artists like Cheap Trick and Third Eye Blind. Cabrera composed three songs that impressed a studio engineer, who then let Cabrera record a full-length album, Elm St., for free at Deep Ellum Studios

Cabrera was born in Dallas. He attended St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School in Richardson, Texas and then Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. Listening to Dave Matthews Band influenced him to play acoustic guitar.

Ryan Frank Cabrera (born July 18, 1982) is an American pop rock singer and musician. In 2004, Cabrera debuted with his single "On the Way Down", a top ten hit in the U.S., and album Take It All Away. He has since released two more albums, You Stand Watching in 2005 and The Moon Under Water in 2008.


Ryan is 5'7" (170cm) tall.
Ryan has a dog named Romeo.
Ryan appeared on an episode of "Cribs".
Ryan Cabrera has a Live DVD out titled, Live at the Wiltern.
Ryan is in the June 19th issue of "In Touch" magazine.
Ryan is going to be in the movie, "My Sexiest Year."
Atlantic Records (Ryan's label) has decided not to re-release "You Stand Watching."
Ryan's single "I Will Remember You" is being used for "Will and Grace" series finale promos. This single is NOT on his latest album You Stand Watching, but will most likely be on his re-release of the album.
Ryan's song "Inside Your Mind" was on the Son Of The Mask soundtrack.
Ryan's song "Always Come Back To You" was on the Fantastic Four soundtrack.
Ryan hosted a reality dating television show on MTV, called "Score"
Signs his autographs: Ry F Cab
One of Ryan's favorite movies is "Napolean Dynamite."
During live performances, Ryan occasionally likes to perform covers of Paul Simon songs.
Ryan Cabrera played in the 2005 NBA Celebrity Game in the NBA All-Star Weekend.
Ryan's girlfriend, Lisa Origlasso, appears in his music video for "Photo."
Ryan is currently dating Lisa Origlasso, one half of the pop duo "The Veronicas," who he's toured with in the past.
Ryan's favorite snack is chocolate chip cookies.
On Ryan's album "Take it All Away," a song entitled "Blind Sight" was written by him when he was only 16 years old.
Ryan does not like to drink coffee.
His celebrity crush happens to be Charlize Theron.
Ryan wrote his first song at age 15.
Ryan's personal acoustic guitar is named "Taylor," because it's a Taylor guitar.
Ryan is signed to Atlantic Records.
Ryan's second single from "You Stand Watching" is entitled, "Photo"
Ryan's first single from "You Stand Watching" is entitled, "Shine On".
His album entitled, "Take it All Away" was co-produced by the lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls, John Rzeznik.
Ryan's very first album is entitled, "Elm St." However, it's an independent album and he wasn't signed to a label when he produced it.
Ryan is half-Colombian.
Ryan's sophomore album is entitled "You Stand Watching".
Ryan's mom gave him disposable underwear for his birthday as an actual birthday gift.
Ryan's second single is called "True"
Ryan's middle name is Frank. When he signs autographs, he writes R F Cb
Taught himself to play the guitar.
Ryan's manager is Joe Simpson, father of Jessica Simpson and great friend Ashlee Simpson.
Ryan has toured with artists such as Jessica Simpson, The Click Five, and The Veronicas.
Ryan Cabrera never planned on a career in music. When he was young, he actually wanted to be an actor.
Ryan's first major-label album as a signed artist is called "Take It All Away".
Ryan's first single is called "On the Way Down"

 

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