A passionate singer,gifted guitarist,and insightful songwriter, Israel Gonzales has caught the ear of thousands of music lovers across the U.S.with his soaring vocals,honest lyrics,and soulful acoustic/pop sound.Israel approaches music with a raw certainty that completely draws you in. Each of his songs are complex, beautiful, and seem to give life more meaning.
While he is not one to shy away from writing about his faith, Israel isn't afraid to embrace relationships and heartache in his songwriting. Israel cites influences such as Dave Matthews, Chris Martin,Amos Lee and Gavin DeGraw who all contributed to the polished acoustic/pop sound that is sure to resonate with all who listen.
Israel believes in making a positive impact on the world through music. Raised in Fort Worth Texas,Israel Gonzales could sing as soon as he could talk but,it wasn't until 2003 that Gonzales knew he wanted to pursue music as a career. After 4 years of late night writing sessions and playing open mic nights,Gonzales finally found the original sound he was seeking.
In Fall 2008,Gonzales collaborated with Director/Photographer Ryan Brown to film his first official music video for his original song “Blue Sky".Despite a zero budget, no crew and shot over only two half-days the video was a success!
A new 8 song Album titled "Suddenly" is the latest project for Israel Gonzales. "Suddenly" is a collection of songs that Israel has written over the last few years. Songs of hope,Love and Loss are what makes "Suddenly" a project worth lending an ear to! The "Suddenly" album is set to release Spring 2011!
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