Alexander Vargas Blay, better known as Alex Vargas, is a singer, songwriter and producer born in Holte, Denmark on 17 February 1988 to a Danish/English mother and Uruguayan father.
Alex relocated to London at age 17 to pursue his musical career where he was signed to Geffen Records and formed the band Vagabond. The band toured the UK selling out two headline tours and also performed at the Glastonbury, T in the Park and V music festivals.
On 16 February 2010 Alex disbanded Vagabond in order to pursue a solo career.
On 12 and 13 October 2013 Alex performed as a vocalist with trance band Above & Beyond at their acoustic show at the Greek Theater, Los Angeles. Alex also co-wrote and featured on 5 songs from their fourth studio album We Are All We Need, which debuted at #1 in the US Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard), #12 in the UK official UK album charts and #34 in the US Billboard 200 chart.
Throughout 2014-15 Alex has been working on material for his forthcoming EP and Album with collaborator Tommy Sheen who also performs live with Alex.
UK press and blogs have described Alex as "Engrossing, poetic and openly emotional, Vargas' soulful approach is winning fans - prepare to become one of them". Clash Music
"A versatile and unique talent with a genuine stand-out voice. Prepare to be blown away." Mahogany
Alex premiered his track Giving Up The Ghost on US music blog Pigeons & Planes on 16 September 2015.
Alex is a BMI writer and is published by Atlas Music Publishing out of New York.