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Fascinating Fact 1063

23rd February 2006

BECK has signed up to score NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director JARED HESS' new film project NACHO LIBRE, which stars JACK BLACK as a priest-turned-Mexican wrestler....

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Kanye, Blunt And Kaisers Among Early Brit Winners

15th February 2006

English rockers KAISER CHIEFS are leading the winners at tonight's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, picking up two trophies at the London bash. Kaiser Chiefs opened the star-studded ceremony in the British capital's Earls Court venue...

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Radiohead To Join Petty At Bonnaroo

1st February 2006

British rockers RADIOHEAD will join TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS at this summer's (06) annual Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival. BECK, ELVIS COSTELLO, DAMIAN MARLEY and THE NEVILLE BROTHERS are also signed up to...

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Cult Acts Fight For Pantheon Prize

14th January 2006

FIONA APPLE, KINGS OF LEON, SUFJAN STEVENS, MIA and ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS are among the acts who will fight it out for the 2006 New Pantheon Music Prize next month (FEB06). The honour,...

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Mccartney: 'Martin's Hearing Loss Is Partly The Beatles' Fault'

6th October 2005

According to (US) Rolling Stone SIR PAUL McCARTNEY holds himself and his fellow BEATLES partly responsible for music legend GEORGE MARTIN's hearing loss. The revered producer has been forced to retire because he no...

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Waits + Kronos Quartet Offer Exclusive Track To Relief Album

24th September 2005

An unreleased collaboration between reclusive rocker TOM WAITS and the KRONOS QUARTET is to head up an upcoming compilation to aid the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. Only 10,000 copies of the double album, also...

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Kanye And Patti Join U2

20th September 2005

KANYE WEST and punk icon PATTI SMITH have been added to U2's expanded Vertigo world tour. The acts join the likes of KEANE, PEARL JAM, BECK and JOHN MAYER, who have already signed up...

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Fascinating Fact 205

16th September 2005

BECK is showing off his artistic skills by creating the cover art for a new album of live performances by his favourite Latino artists, called SOUNDS ECLECTICO....

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Stars Shine At Mtv Telethon

11th September 2005

ALICIA KEYS, ROB THOMAS, BECK, KANYE WEST and SHERYL CROW were among the stars who made emotional studio performances for an MTV Hurricane Katrina telethon last night (10SEP05), while other big names offered special tour...

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Punks Fight For Cbgb Club As Deadline Looms

31st August 2005

Members of GOOD CHARLOTTE, AUDIOSLAVE and BLINK-182 are among the stars calling for politicians to help save famous New York punk venue CBGB from closure as the club's deadline looms. Punk acts have been...

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Keane Back On The Road With U2

31st August 2005

English rockers KEANE impressed U2 so much when they supported them in Europe, the EVERYTHING CHANGES hitmakers have been invited to join the Irish supergroup on the road in America. The trio will support...

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Stones Make An Even Bigger Bang With New Us Dates

24th August 2005

The ROLLING STONES are so thrilled with their fledgling A BIGGER BANG tour they've added another 15 dates. The rock supergroup kicked off their latest North American tour on Sunday night (21AUG05) in Boston,...

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Stars Line Up For Halloween Benefit Single

23rd August 2005

SUM 41, the YEAH YEAH YEAHS, BECK, the ARCADE FIRE and SONIC YOUTH are among the acts teaming up to record upcoming charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S HALLOWE'EN? The BAND AID-like supergroup will...

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Beck Performs Impromptu White Stripes Encore

22nd August 2005

Cult rockers THE WHITE STRIPES delighted fans at a Los Angeles gig last week (begs14AUG05) after rocker pal BECK joined the duo onstage for a surprise encore. The MY DOORBELL hitmakers, who are...

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Beck: 'Scientology Brings Joy'

16th August 2005

Rocker BECK credits controversial faith system Scientology with fuelling his blossoming career and helping him achieve elusive happiness. The contentious religion is often eyed with suspicion, but the GUERO singer insists the Scientologist...

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Beck Amazed By His Style Icon Status

11th July 2005

Rocker BECK thanks his poverty-stricken youth for his new status as a style icon. The DEVIL'S HAIRCUT singer was convinced his offbeat image would damage his burgeoning music career, and he is amazed his...

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Beck Serves Up Dinner On Tour

1st July 2005

Eccentric pop star BECK is turning his stage set into a dining room for his upcoming summer (05) tour, so he and his band can be fed as they play. The DEVIL'S HAIRCUT singer...

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Beck Gets The Silent Treatment From Combs

7th June 2005

BECK fears his ill-fated collaboration with SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS will never happen - because the rapper has taken to snubbing him publicly. The GUERO rocker recorded a track with Combs after the hip-hop...

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Beck Amazed By Childbirth

27th May 2005

BECK was left taken aback when his first child was born last year (04), because he hadn't thought about all the doctors and machines that would be present. The DEADWEIGHT star's wife MARISSA RIBISI...

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Beck Only Signs Genuine Autographs

27th May 2005

BECK has vowed to only sign autographs for genuine fans - after discovering fraudsters were selling his signature on internet auction site eBAY. The WHERE IT'S AT star - who has recently signed up...

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Beck: 'Ricci Was Used Because She Was There'

26th May 2005

BECK has explained how actress CHRISTINA RICCI ended up with a cameo appearance on his latest album GUERO - she just "happened to be there". The WHERE IT'S AT star was desperately searching for...

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Beck Joins Stars Who Want Their Albums Released Quickly

24th May 2005

BECK has urged record companies to release albums as soon as they've been recorded - echoing comments OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER made last week (ends20MAY05). Beck's latest album GUERO was released in late March...

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Beck Is A 'Guero'

23rd May 2005

BECK was determined to call his latest album GUERO, because he has spent his life being called a "guero" by Mexicans in his native California. The term means "white boy" in Mexican Spanish -...

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Beck Defends Scientology

6th May 2005

Californian singer BECK has leapt to the defence of the controversial Scientology religion, insisting people have judged the belief system too harshly. The faith has been viewed with suspicion but, like many US celebrities,...

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Beck Issues A Sinister Drugs Warning

6th May 2005

BECK has slammed drug-taking rockers for risking their lives, insisting he witnessed the horrifying reality of substance abuse growing up in a tough Los Angeles neighbourhood. The LOSER star, 34, has always resisted drugs...

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Beck Slams 'Ironic' Tag

6th May 2005

US rocker BECK was misunderstood when he first broke into the music business - and was frustrated to learn his work was viewed as an ironic joke. The GUERO singer, 34, became disheartened with...

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Diddy Dumped Beck After Rap Mistake

15th April 2005

Rap mogul P DIDDY has severed his ties with BECK after the LOSER singer messed up a planned reworking of ELTON JOHN's BENNY + THE JETS. Beck claims the hip-hop star was once a...

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50 Cent Holds Off Beck

7th April 2005

50 CENT has done the near impossible and kept rocker BECK off the top of the US album charts. Beck's new disc GUERO was expected to charge to the top of the charts...

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