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Beck
Beck


Background information
Birth name Bek David Campbell
Born July 8, 1970
Born place Los Angeles, California, United States
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Anti-folk
Years active 1988—present
Label(s) Geffen Records
Interscope Records
XL Recordings
DGC Records
Associated acts The Flaming Lips
Devendra Banhart
Charlotte Gainsbourg
The White Stripes
JSBX
Website Website



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Information

Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known by the stage name Beck. With a pop art collage of musical styles, oblique and ironic lyrics, and postmodern arrangements incorporating samples, drum machines, live instrumentation and sound effects, Beck has been hailed by critics and the public throughout his musical career as being amongst the most creative and idiosyncratic musicians of 1990s and 2000s alternative rock.


Albums
Modern Guilt (2008) The Information (2006) Guerolito (2005) Guero (2005) Sea Change (2002) Midnite Vultures (1999) Mutations (1998) Odelay (1996) One Foot In The Grave (1994) Mellow Gold (1994)


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News

Vampire Weekend, Beck Confirmed For Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

May 12, 2010
Songs by Vampire Weekend and Metric will appear on the soundtrack to the new film, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. The 15-song score will also feature tracks by The Bravery and a collaboration between Beck and Bat For Lashes.  Read more 

Lady Gaga, The Beatles, Beck Set For Third Glee Soundtrack

April 23, 2010
Songs by Lady Gaga and Beck will be included on the next installment of the Glee soundtrack, it’s been announced. The compilation, entitled ‘Glee: The Music, Volume 3’, comprises of covers of songs featured on the show.  Read more 

Jamie Lidell Teams Up With Beck, Feist and Grizzly Bear

February 12, 2010
Jamie Lidell has unveiled full details of his third studio album 'Compass'. Released on May 17 via Warp Records, the album sees the soul-funk-electronica type team up with an array of contributors including Beck, Feist, Gonzales, Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and Pat Sansone of Wilco.  Read more 

The Pixies and Beck Pay Tribute To Jay Reatard

January 14, 2010
Beck and the Pixies have both paid their respects to Jay Reatard who died aged just 29 yesterday. Reatard – real name Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr – was found dead in his bed at home in Midtown, Memphis at 3.30am local time yesterday morning.  Read more 

Beck Weighs Into Fiery Furnaces vs. Radiohead Feud

November 19, 2009
Beck has seemingly weighed into The Fiery Furnaces vs. Radiohead feud by recording a song called 'Harry Partch'. Earlier this month, The Fiery Furnaces' Matthew Freidberger lashed out at Radiohead for recording a song called 'Harry Patch' - a tongue lashing that brought about a huge backlash.  Read more 

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