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4.3 out of 5 stars
Veneer
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
yeah its good, it aint no nick drake thou! its nice but nit a s nice as ~Devendra Banhart! Its good, but repeatative, you dont need to compare him to simon and garfunkle or nick drake, hes just good! and sounds nothing like anyone else!
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on 30 September 2014
Boss
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on 2 June 2005
José sounds so great. A Nordic/Latin fusion could be no better!
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on 15 August 2014
:)
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6 of 15 people found the following review helpful
on 9 May 2006
Right I bought this album on the strength of the Bravia advert soundtrack _ "Heartbreak". I really do like that song; it has a wonderfully melancholy, summers day feeling to it. But the rest of the album? Dear me it is so dreary and monotone that it blends into the background and disappears without you noticing it was ever there. Jose Gonzalez' guitar riffs are all exactly the same on every track, add to that the moaning vocals that accompany the guitar playing and what you have is something that works well for 3 minutes but balks after 10. As an experiment I've tried listening to the tracks individually, but still they are just so repetitive it hurts.
Very boring!
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
with Gary Jules (the artist who had re-arranged Tears for Fears' "Mad World" for Donnie Darko). The undertones are simple, sweet, moody, yet good as background music. This is the type of music I'd listen to when I'm probably alone, or as a lounge music with guests, since it hasn't got agressive pitches.
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7 of 17 people found the following review helpful
on 7 March 2006
is never going to be a "grace - jeff buckley" or "pink moon - nick drake" or even a elliot smith record, however this yougn man has brought us some nice chillout tunes to put on while your having dinner with friends, really lacks crisima in his live performances too,
there are some highlights however...
2. Remain
3. Lovestain
4. Heartbeats
5. Crosses
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1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on 20 February 2006
BRILLIANT! This album is great! Excellent for background music when having coffee with friends or just when chillin out.
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6 of 16 people found the following review helpful
on 18 January 2006
Amid all the knowledgeable reviews of Veneer with their five star recommendations, I have to say that I found it totally underwhelming and a real disappointment. Yes, Gonzales is a master of his instrument so why not let the guitar sing for itself? The songs here are tuneless, his vocals expressionless and disengaged.
I want music to touch me, uplift me or leave me with a pleasurable melancholy, but this album does none of these things. I don't even find it a satisfying bedroom chill album and I have given it a fair try.
A bad buy for me, then. Must be wary of the five star reviews in future!
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15 of 37 people found the following review helpful
on 3 February 2006
I bought this on the back of hearing Heartbeat - A lovely song agreed, and from the reviews on here it seemed as though the rest of "Veneer" would be worth listening to.
Sadly, whilst much of Veneer is pleasant to listen to, ultimately it is very very dull. There is nothing on there of the quality of Heartbeat, so this is the classic case of a mediocre quality work being promoted by an advert.
Avoid
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