Delicatessen and Todo x 2 pesos were shows that took much of the former Cha Cha Cha and De la Cabeza, including many actors. He became quite famous outside of his country in 2002 when he recorded a Japanese song, Shima Uta, entirely in Japanese. It was the first single from his album, Casaerius. The song became a huge hit in Argentina, where it was chosen as the anthem for the national football team to represent the country at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, in South Korea and Japan. He was featured, along with Japanese rock band The Boom (authors of Shima Uta) and Japanese-Argentine folk singer Claudia Oshiro on the Japanese New Year's Eve television show, Kōhaku Uta Gassen, in its 53rd edition (New Year's Eve, December 2002). In that same year, in japan, Alfredo recorded a new album called shima-uta, in wich he included 5 all new songs in japanese performed by him. Included in this new songs, he recorded Hana, wich will become later part of the last's alfredo's album "Hiperfinits firulets", and in the Hana's video, directed by him, you can see a lot of images recorded by him while he was at japan. Read more on Last.fm.
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