Head On’ by José González – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★

It’s difficult not to feel at ease while listening to José González’sHead On‘. The musician has a way of transporting us away from the madness of the world; he achieves it yet again with his latest offering. It’s warm and inviting, and the gentle flow exudes an energising tranquilly.

José’s trademark nylon-string guitar style blossoms like a spring flower as the track opens. It instantly comes to life, and the constant movement within the arrangement is enthralling, with a soothing cadence. In addition, José quickly rises to the fore with a delectable passionate vocal delivery.


José’s vocal skill shines like a dazzling beam, and he can do nothing wrong with it. Furthermore, he has the potential to bring us close to tears with a vehement performance unlike any other in the modern arena. He stands out, which maintains him at the top of the heap with each new release.

As the song develops, José’s story becomes more detailed, and he speaks about life and the challenges that many people face daily. As a result, the song functions as a step-by-step lesson on how to persevere in the face of adversity. Furthermore, the creative wordplay serves as motivation and adds a unique element to the contemporary folk genre.

Head On‘ is from José González’s upcoming new album, ‘Local Valley‘. The highly anticipated new record will be out on the 17th of September, 2021. 

You can take a listen to the new single ‘Head On‘ by José González below. Also, please let us know your thoughts on this new release by commenting on this article. As always, we love to hear your feedback. So, do you think this is up there with the best from José González? Also, are you looking forward to his new album? 

George Millington