His father traveled with him twice a month from Teruel to Valencia where David received solfa, guitar and piano classes. He won a national TV program 'Karaoke' and participated in other TV programs ('El Sur de Jerez', 'Las Estrellas del Parque' etc). Then, in 1996, he participated in the TV program 'Lluvia de Estrellas' imitating a fashionable artist Enrique Iglesias and the song Experiencia religiosa. He failed to win this program. However he was told he had his own style. In 1997, he took part in a new TV program 'Canciones de Nuestra Vida' where participants covered old songs, and at the same time he released his first CD "Hoy Como Ayer".
However this CD failed to set the charts alight. Later, he took part in other TV programs too. Eventually this led him to meet a producer (Alejandro Abad), who suggested he go to Eurocanción - the TV show used to choose the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 representative. He accepted and on 23rd of February 2001, he won the pre-Eurovision festival with his song called Dile que la Quiero (Tell Her That I Love Her). So, David Civera was chosen to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest. In Eurovision (took place in Denmark), he obtained a 6th position which hasn't been surpassed by consequent Spanish representatives yet. He released a new CD called "Dile que la quiero" which achieved a greater success.
A year later, in 2002, he released "En Cuerpo y Alma" and he sold more than 200,000 copies and the single Que la detengan eventually became the song of the summer. In 2003, he went to New Orleans and he recorded his CD at 20 years of age. The years of gangsters. It includes the popular songs "Bye Bye" and "Rosa y espinas", recorded with "David Bisbal". 2004 was a relatively quiet year for Civera, but he released a concert DVD among other things. In 2005, he released "Perdóname" a tango-inspired album leader.
This year, Civera participated in "¡Mira quién baila!" (spanish version of Dancing with the stars). Civera won this program and he has raised a lot of money for the patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease. In 2006 he released his latest album "Ni el primero ni el último" which contained a lot of ballad songs spiced up with a few dance songs. The first single is El orgullo y la Visa. Finally,in 2007 has published "No bastará" his album where is evident his evolution with influences more pop.
He got married on 2007 with his girlfriend. They had been together since being teenagers. Discography "Hoy como ayer" Released: 1997 Sales: - Certification: - "Dile que la quiero" Released: 2001 Sales: +300.000 Certification: x3 Platinium Singles: "Dile que la quiero" - #1 SP "Caminar por la vida" - #1 SP "Muévete" "En cuerpo y alma" Released: 2002 Sales: +100.000 Certification: x1 Platinium Singles: "Que la detengan" - #1 SP "Necesito amar a esa mujer" - #24 "En cuerpo y alma" "La Chiqui Big Band" Released: 2003 Sales: +150.000 Certification: x1 Platinium Singles: "Bye Bye" - #1 SP "Rosa y espinas" (Duo with David Bisbal) - #1 SP "La Chiqui Big Band" - #37 SP "Perdóname" Released: 2005 Sales: +200.000 Certification: x2 Platinium Singles: "Perdóname" - #1 SP "Gloria bendita" "Dicen por ahí" Ni el primero ni el último" Released: 2006 Sales: +30.000 Certification: - Singles: "El orgullo y la visa" - #1 SP "No bastará" Released: 2007 Sales: +30.000 Certification: - Singles: "No bastara" - #1 SP "De lo que hiciste por mi" "Para vivir contigo" Released: 2008 Sales: - Certification: - Singles: "Para vivir contigo" Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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