clearing it up

I get several people who come to this site daily under the search “jose gonzalez + heartbreaks” and “heartbreaks + the knife”. Though the song (called “Heartbeats” by the way – not “Heartbreaks”) has been out for several years, here’s the skinny.

The original version of the song is by The Knife, a Swedish duo. It was released in 2002, and re-released in 2004. Here is the video:

In 2003, fellow Swede Jose Gonzalez covered it on his album Veneer. The song was later used in a surprisingly lovely ad for Bravia TVs, and the album was released in US in 2006. Here is the ad:

Hopefully that has cleared things up for some of you, and alerted those not in-the-know to this excellent song.

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