By Leah Greenblatt
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:58 AM EDT

Veneer

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A Nick Drake manqué without — we hope — the suicidal tendencies, José González is a gifted Swedish singer-songwriter of Argentinean descent, whose deft, syncopated fingerpicking and hushed vocals are hypnotic on Veneer, and never more so than when he covers the Knife’s ”Heartbeats,” turning a synth-pop assault into a heartbreaking lullaby.

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Veneer

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