Veneer (album)

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Veneer
Studio album by José González
Released October 29, 2003
Genre Folk, indie rock
Length 30:50
Label Imperial
Producer José González
José González chronology
Veneer
(2003)
In Our Nature
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Music Box 3.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10) [3]
Sound Generator (7/10) [4]

Veneer is the debut album by the Swedish singer-songwriter José González. It was released on October 29, 2003 in Sweden; April 25, 2005 in the rest of Europe; and on September 6, 2005 in the United States. It has sold over 700,000 copies around the world and went platinum in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks were written by González, except where noted.

  1. "Slow Moves" – 2:52
  2. "Remain" – 3:45
  3. "Lovestain" – 2:18
  4. "Heartbeats" (The Knife) – 2:40
  5. "Crosses" – 2:43
  6. "Deadweight on Velveteen" – 3:27
  7. "All You Deliver" – 2:20
  8. "Stay in the Shade" – 2:23
  9. "Hints" – 3:52
  10. "Save Your Day" – 2:30
  11. "Broken Arrows" – 1:58

Singles[edit]

  • "Heartbeats" (January 9, 2006)
    • b/w: "Suggestions"
  • "Crosses" (April 10, 2006)
    • b/w: "Storm"

2 Disc Special Edition[edit]

  1. "Storm"
  2. "Love Will Tear Us Apart" (Joy Division)
  3. "Suggestions"
  4. "Down The Hillside"
  5. "Sensing Owls"
  6. "Hand On Your Heart" (Kylie Minogue)
  7. "Instrumental"

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ John Metzger. "The Music Box Review". Musicbox-online.com. Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  3. ^ Pitchfork review
  4. ^ Sound Generator review[dead link]