José González new album Local Valley is out now!

September 17, 2021

“Gonzalez albums are things of rare beauty, few and far between but always worth the wait” ★★★★ The Sun

"The magical combination of confiding vocals, hymnal settings and softly strummed acoustic guitar is used to beautiful effect here” - The Sunday Times

"adds another stunning dimension to González’s well-established brand of emotive folk” - 8/10 Gigwise

"providing a welcome moment of relief from the frenzy of modern life” - 7/10 TLOBF

"José González has crafted one of the most distinctive sounds in indie-folk music… Local Valley reminds us to stay both critical and celebratory of our lives” ★★★★ Thank Folk For That

“Local Valley is positive, engaged, almost rousing” ★★★★ Uncut

“Local Valley has no lows… an easy pleasure from start to finish” - MOJO

“Sounds like a sigh of relief” -

"this new album finds the habitually brooding singer in warmer, more open form than ever before. The melodies here still exhibit his dexterity but are lighter and more playful” - The FT