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Beck

Musician and Singer-songwriter
Male
Born Jul 8, 1970
Age 44
Hometown Los Angeles
Religion Scientology
Genres Alternative hip h...
Instruments Banjo + Bass guit...
Performed With The White Stripes...
Record Label Geffen Records

Beck Hansen is an American musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, known by the stage name Beck. The four-time platinum artist rose to underground popularity with his early works, which combined social criticism with musical and lyrical experimentation. He first earned wider public attention for his breakthrough single "Loser", a 1994 hit. Beck is known for creating musical collages of a wide range of styles.… Read More

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  • The Breakfast Meeting: Beck Back On Tv, Facebook On Nipplegate
    New York Times- Media Decoder - Sep 12, 2012
  • World Cafe Looks Back: Beck
    NPR - May 14, 2012
  • Lots Of Entertainment Today At Beck Center
    Lakewood Patch - Apr 28, 2012
  • This Weekend In Green Lake: Candy And Egg Scramble, Bids For Kids, Theater And More
    Seattle Pi - Apr 07, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1970 Birth Born on July 8, 1970.

TEENAGE

1988 17 Years Old In 1988, he recorded a cassette entitled Banjo Story, which has since become available in bootleg form. … Read More

TWENTIES

1991 20 Years Old From 1991 to 2000, Beck was in a relationship with designer Leigh Limon.
In 1993 Beck released his first studio album, Golden Feelings, on Peter Hughes's Sonic Enemy label. … Read More
In March 1994, Geffen released Beck's major label debut, Mellow Gold. … Read More
1999 29 Years Old In 1999, Beck was awarded Best Alternative Music Performance for Mutations at the 42nd Grammy Awards. … Read More

THIRTIES

2001 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He is also credited on the French band Air’s 2001 album 10 000 Hz Legend for vocals on the songs "Don't Be Light" and "The Vagabond" (as well as harmonica on the latter). … Read More
In 2002, Beck released Sea Change, which, like Mutations, was produced by Nigel Godrich. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old A song Beck co-wrote with William Orbit, "Feel Good Time", was recorded by pop singer Pink for inclusion on the soundtrack of the 2003 film Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, Beck returned to the studio to work on his sixth major-label studio album. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old On February 1, 2005, Beck released an EP featuring four remixes of songs from Guero by independent artists who use sounds from various early 8-bit video game devices like the Game Boy. … Read More
Beck performed at the music and arts festival Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee on June 17, 2006, with a set that featured many songs from Guero. … Read More
2007 37 Years Old In December, 2007, it was announced that "Timebomb" had been nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance.
2008 38 Years Old In February 2008, Beck stated in an interview with Rolling Stone that he had been working on a new album "with an unnamed producer" and that he expected it to be released by the end of the year. … Read More
A complete acoustic version of Modern Guilt, recorded in Japan, was featured as videos on Beck's website in 2009. … Read More

FORTIES

In late February 2010, it was announced that electronic artist Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow had collaborated with Beck on two songs, "Fresh Hex" and "Grape Aerosmith", on his upcoming album Maniac Meat. … Read More
In July 2011, it was announced that Beck is working on an album with country singer Dwight Yoakam and that they've already recorded some songs.
In February and March 2012, bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen announced on his Twitter that he was "working on @Beck material that would blow yr mind", though he gave no further details.
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