Friday, December 02, 2005

jose gonzalez

song: "heartbeats"
song: "crosses"
song: "stay in the shade"
from the album: veneer
release date: 11/29/05 BUY IT!
label: hidden agenda


Anonymous uwmryan said...

This guy has a monopoly on my ears right now! Mike, send me an e-mail. I lost your address and wanted to ask you something.

10:45 AM  
Blogger Flatlander said...

I feel like a kid with no tastebuds at a birthday party. Everyone raving about the cake I can't taste it.

I love folk artists, inimate singers, Swedes, etc. except I'm not falling for Jose. Hopefully, it will click for me one day.

5:04 PM  
Blogger mikejones said...

yeah, i can understand that.
i don't think it's as spectacular as everyone else is saying, either. it's decent. he's pretty good. i do like these songs.

but veneer's 'album of the week' status says more about the lack of solid releases this week than it does about gonzalez being counted in the cream of the crop.

still a nice record, though.

6:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like his cover of The Knife's Heatbeats. It's pretty good.

7:11 AM  
Blogger Axelmoloko said...

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11:09 AM  
Blogger nollaig said...

I think that the Knife actually did a cover of Jose Gonzalez's song heartbeats?
I think his album is beautiful and can't wait to see him live in July.

6:52 AM  
Blogger mikejones said...

actually it was the other way around. jose gonzalez covered the knife.

11:34 PM  
Anonymous curious said...

What is his song Heartbeats really about? What is the meaning of it? I want to know because it's so beautiful...I'm wondering if I could relate to it but I can't really understand it. I'm not exactly a poet...

5:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I see that no one has responded to curious' comment. I am SOOO interested in knowing the meaning to this song. Does anyone know? I've been scouring webpages for hours.. I havent found anything solid.. Please help :)

12:48 PM  

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