After “the coolest man in pop” (according to the Observer) played one intimate show on his recent UK visit, Beck has announced further live appearances, as well as the release of a new single.
The beautifully upbeat Girl, the second single to be released from Beck’s recent Guero album, is out on June 27 th.
Guero proved to be a massive hit in north America, entering the album charts at #2 in the USA and Canada.
Guero , was released on March 21 st to much critical praise. The Sunday Times Style called it “the first great summer album of 2005”, Time Out said it “never misses a beat” and The Sun proclaimed it to be “another great from the genius”.
Beck has just played a series of sold out shows around the UK, plus a secret show at the 700 capacity Islington Academy on March 14 th. He also went down a storm at Homelands where he fitted in perfectly with his history of musical ties with dance and hip hop. Most recently the limited edition version of Guero had new Beck tracks remixed by Dizzee Rascal, Octet, Boards Of Canada and Royksopp.