BeckAlt rock, multi-instrumentalist Beck Hansen. Born 8 July 1970
Beck Biography (Wikipedia)
Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell; July 8, 1970), known mononymously as Beck, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He rose to fame in the early 1990s with his experimental and lo-fi style, and became known for creating musical collages of wide genre styles. Today, he musically encompasses folk, funk, soul, hip hop, electronic, alternative rock, country, and psychedelia. He has released 13 studio albums (3 of which were independently released), as well as several non-album singles and a book of sheet music.
Born in Los Angeles in 1970, Beck grew towards hip-hop and folk in his teens and began to perform locally at coffeehouses and clubs. He moved to New York City in 1989 and became involved in the city's small and fiery anti-folk movement. Returning to Los Angeles in the early 1990s, he cut his breakthrough single "Loser," which became a worldwide hit in 1994, and released his first major album, Mellow Gold, the same year. Odelay, released in 1996, topped critic polls and won several awards. He released the country-influenced, twangy Mutations in 1998, and the funk-infused Midnite Vultures in 1999. The soft-acoustic Sea Change in 2002 showcased a more serious Beck, and 2005's Guero returned to Odelay's sample-based production. The Information in 2006 was inspired by electro-funk, hip hop, and psychedelia; 2008's Modern Guilt was inspired by '60s pop music; and 2014's folk-infused Morning Phase won Album of the Year at the 57th Grammy Awards on February 8, 2015. His thirteenth studio album, Colors, was released in October 2017 after a long production process, and won awards for Best Alternative Album and Best Engineered Album at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. His fourteenth album titled Hyperspace is due in 2019.
- Beck catches up with Lauren Laverne at BBC Music's Biggest Weekendhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068jgj5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068jgj5.jpg2018-05-29T09:40:00.000ZAhead of his main stage set at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend in Belfast, Beck drops by.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p068jfk2
Beck catches up with Lauren Laverne at BBC Music's Biggest Weekend
- Beck - Sexx Laws (Later Archive 1999)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05jlcll.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05jlcll.jpg2017-10-10T16:05:00.000ZBeck performs Sexx Laws on Later... with Jools Holland in 1999https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05jl9xg
Beck - Sexx Laws (Later Archive 1999)
- Beck Reveals Details Of A Suprise Gighttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05fcj5w.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05fcj5w.jpg2017-10-09T18:11:00.000ZSteve gets Beck on the phone, who reveals details of a surprise gig in Londonhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05jhv1d
Beck Reveals Details Of A Suprise Gig
- Beck: What Is Art?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04gzc0f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04gzc0f.jpg2016-11-19T09:00:00.000ZWhat is art? Beck Hansen, who comes from a family of great artists, tries to explain...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04gzc0h
Beck: What Is Art?
- Beck - Glastonbury 2016 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zkqk4.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zkqk4.jpg2016-07-26T22:59:00.000ZWow. Not only the name of Beck's new song, but what everyone's saying after his live set.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p040mw62
Beck - Glastonbury 2016 Highlights
- Beck: 20 Years of 'Odelay'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0428q1m.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0428q1m.jpg2016-07-23T07:45:00.000ZBeck reflects on the making of 'Odelay', twenty years after it was released.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0428q3d
Beck: 20 Years of 'Odelay'
- Beck talks to Zane Lowehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01q9q1k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01q9q1k.jpg2014-01-21T14:33:00.000ZZane catches up with Beck to talk about his latest record Morning Phase.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01q9q3f
Beck talks to Zane Lowe
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