José González has declared the release of a deluxe 20th anniversary edition of his inaugural album, Veneer, from 2003. The extended and remastered version will contain an additional disc with 13 tracks from his 2003 concert at the Gothenburg Concert Hall in Gothenburg, Sweden. The reissue will be accessible digitally and as a double clear vinyl, from October 27, through Mute. Alongside this, González has divulged several live performance dates, as well as an archived footage of his concert at Gothenburg Concert Hall. You can find these below.
The Veneer special edition will include a hand-numbered gatefold and a 24-page booklet packed with historical photos, discourses, a track-by-track guide by González, and more. González’s impending live shows will kick off with several performances in November which will also feature a dialogue with Mikel Cee Karlsson, the director of A Tiger in Paradise, a documentary about González. Come next spring, González will present seven shows in North America, where he will render Veneer in its entirety.
Tracklist for Veneer Remastered:
01 Slow Moves
06 Deadweight on Velveteen
07 All You Deliver
08 Stay in the Shade
10 Save Your Day
11 Broken Arrows
Live Performance from Gothenburg 2003:
01 Deadweight on Velveteen
02 Save Your Day
08 Love Will Tear Us Apart
09 All You Deliver
10 Stay in the Shade
12 Hand on Your Heart
13 Cello Song
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Veneer 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue
What is the 20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue of Veneer?
What additional elements does the Veneer reissue contain?
The Veneer reissue will feature a hand-numbered gatefold and a 24-page booklet filled with archival photos, essays, and a song-by-song guide from González.
How can I access the Veneer reissue?
The Veneer reissue will be available both digitally and on double clear vinyl, starting October 27 via Mute.
Are there any live performances by José González announced?
Yes, González has announced a series of live dates. He will play a few sets in November and seven more in North America the following spring, performing Veneer in full.
What is the significance of Mikel Cee Karlsson in the upcoming live shows?
In the upcoming live shows, a conversation will be included with Mikel Cee Karlsson, who directed a film about José González titled “A Tiger in Paradise”.