Beck - Modern Guilt Album Review


0
0
Subscribe to Beck alerts

Review of Modern Guilt Album by Beck

Album Review of Modern Guilt by Beck

Beck Modern Guilt Album

Becks albums are anything but boring or straightforward, in fact some of his admirers call themselves Beck 'experts', and it's fair to say they are just that, as not one of his albums is the same or follows a pattern.

Modern Guilt is the title of album number 13. This album takes the funkier side Beck's writing and infuses it with a superb 60s rock feel, and remixes the noughties into it. Not only are we given Becks wonderful imagination, this time he's also worked with super producer, Danger Mouse and what a welcome addition he is, for anyone who isn't a Beck expert or superfan, Modern Guilt is a brilliant introduction into his music. Guero released in 2005 was quite a commonplace recording for him where 'The Information' appeared to be more of a gimmick than quality writing.

Danger Mouse has really honed Becks sound and created a really interesting album to listen to. The album recollects some of his best work including sounds on Mellow Gold and Odelay. Standout tracks include the title track and 'Walls', perhaps two of the best songs of his career.

It's these petite, discrete chunks of genius the rest of us used to like about Beck.

Rating 8/10

Mike Rea




Site - http://www.modernguilt.com



Contactmusic


0
0
Subscribe to Beck alerts
Advertisement

More Beck

Ben Walton's Top Albums of 2014

10) Grant Nicholas - Yorktown HeightsFeeder's Grant Nicholas went down the familiar lead-singer-does-a-solo-album route this year, and the results weren't too bad in the end....

We Defy You To Keep A Straight Face With Sia's Rendition Of 'Annie' Song 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile' [Video]

If anything's going to cheer you up today, let it be the heartwarming video for Sia's rendition of 'Annie' song 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without...

Beck - Heaven's Ladder (Lyric Video) Video

The lyric video for Beck's new song, 'Heaven's Ladder', has been released. The song comes from 'Warby Parker Presents Beck Song Reader' - a recorded...

Coachella 2014: Was It The Best Year Yet?

The Coachella Festival has closed its doors for another year, leaving a bunch of sweating Californian hipsters and A-list celebrities to pack up and dream...

Advertisement

Why Did Coachella Shut Down Beck's Performance?

Beck's microphone was unplugged as he was about to finish his set on the final night of the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music...

It's Almost Here! 25 Must See Acts For Coachella 2014

Coachella Festival is nearly here, bringing with it one hell of a weekend chock full of great food, exciting entertainment and, most importantly, amazing music.Arguably...

Beck - Say Goodbye (Live on The Tonight Show) Video

'The Tonight Show' became unmissable as Beck took to the spotlight with his band to perform his new song 'Say Goodbye', which appeared on his...

Beck - Waking Light (Live on The Tonight Show) Video

Beck performed his newest single 'Waking Light' on 'The Tonight Show'. The song appeared on his critically acclaimed new album 'Morning Phase' which came out...

Advertisement

Comments

Beck Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Beck

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All