Ariel Aparicio is a Cuban-American pop-rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist based in Brooklyn, New York City. He has released three full-length albums.
Ariel Aparicio was born in Cuba and raised in Miami. He studied music at New York University and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Aparicio is a singer-songwriter who plays acoustic and electric guitar. He has released three full-length albums and a cover of The Psychedelic Furs classic Pretty in Pink. Richard Butler (lead singer for The Furs) said of the cover, "I love it. Well done." He supported the Greater New York chapter of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation with proceeds from Pretty in Pink for the month of April 2009. "Pretty in Pink" was also revamped into a dance music single. He is working with producer Tom Gilroy and guitarist Steve Dawson on his fourth album of rock and dance music with Spanish vocals.
In addition to his music career, Aparicio owns two Thai restaurants in Brooklyn.
Several of Aparicio's music videos have been played on Viacom's LOGO channel. His video for Life and Times held the #1 spot on LOGO's most requested video show The Click List for three weeks. His video for The New World premiered on the NewNowNext program. His video for Pretty in Pink also premiered on NewNowNext and spent eighteen weeks on The Click List's Top 10, ending the year as the #3 most requested video for 2009.