Beck intends to record cover versions of selected albums in a day, unrehearsed, with guest musicians and then to release them on his website. Pitchfork announced it yesterday here
. The first song is Sunday Morning
posted by tawny
on Jun 19, 2009 -
10th anniversary of Mellow Gold, Beck's
first major label release.
Marked by streaming of entire album
. Over the next two weeks there will be more about the history and making of Mellow Gold, featuring interviews from those associated with Beck and the record.
[Registration required but they are quiet happy with a bogus email address]
Learn how to play along with Beck here
and read lyrics to and story behind all his songs
, including Loser '....I started the song by writing the verses, and attempting to rap like Chuck D [of Public Enemy]. When [Carl] played it back I thought, ‘Man, I’m the worst rapper in the world—I’m just a loser.’
posted by kenaman
on Apr 21, 2004 -
video (with the Muppets) here
(it's a RealMedia file).
single here in WindowsMedia
and here in RealAudio
Feel free to argue the artistic merits of these three performers as well as whether this post is worthy of a front page post in the thread (like you people wouldn't do that anyay).
posted by Reggie452
on Jul 10, 2002 -