Catalan Josep Llobell is one of Spain’s most important record producers, who worked in studios all over Europe and beyond, in the United States and Cuba. He composed ‘Esa chica es mia’ for his protégé Sergio Dalma and was close to representing Spain as a songwriter in the 2000 Eurovision Song Contest, when Raúl´s rendition of ´Sueño su boca’ finished second in the Spanish pre-selection – but the song was a hit in Spain nevertheless. Llobell composed much for television, ranging from the leader of TVE’s programmes about the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona to variety shows (e.g. ‘Contra 100’, ‘Quiero bailar’) and children´s programmes (e.g. Los Lunnis). In 1979, Llobell himself released a new age record called ‘Oliver’s Planet’.
Josep Llobell arranged and conducted the Spanish entry in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, ‘Ella no es ella’, a sensual ballad composed and performed by Alejandro Abad. This song finished eighteenth among twenty-five competing acts.
In due course, a more extensive biography of Josep Llobell will be published on this website
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