The Student Playlist

Showcasing the Best New Music, Curating the Classics

Tag Beck Hansen

REVIEW: Beck – ‘Colors’ (Fonograf / Capitol)

Beck’s tenth studio album ‘Colors’ is fun, but ultimately lacks the real substance that made his previous glories so enduring.

CLASSIC ’90s: Beck – ‘Odelay’

by Ed Biggs Following the enormous success of his breakthrough single ‘Loser’ in 1994, Beck Hansen faced the prospect of being pigeonholed as a one-hit wonder, weighed down by an albatross of a song with which he would be associated in the minds of the public, in the mid ‘90s. But just like Radiohead, who had themselves written a huge hit the year before in ‘Creep’ that had also been adopted

Continue reading…