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On December 13, 2011.

On December 13, 2011, “Because” label released “Stage Whisper”, the fourth Charlotte Gainsbourg album. It was released as double album, with studio and live recordings. “Stage Whisper” was recorded 2010 – 2011, and was produced by Beck.

Personnel:

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg – lead vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Beck Hansen – vocal, guitar, synth bass, piano, organ, synthesizer, percussion, drums programming
  • Asa Taccone – organ, piano, drum programming, backing vocals
  • Charlie Fink – vocals, piano, bass, synthesizer, programming
  • Brian Lebarton – keyboard, guitar, backing vocals
  • Amir Yaghmai – guitar, violin, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  •  Conor J O’Brien – acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Renaud Letang – keyboards
  • Matt Popieluch – guitar, backing vocals
  • Justin Baily – guitar
  • Bram Inscore – bass, contra bass, cello, percussion, backing vocals
  • Laurent Vernerey – double bass
  • Matthew Compton – drums, guitar, bass
  • Josiah Steinbrick – sitar
  • Tom Hobden – violin, backing vocals
  • Nicole Morier – guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  • Eric Gardner – drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Ben Attal – drums
  • Monique McGuffin – harp
  • Cole Marsden Greif-Neill – drums programming, engineer 
  • Julien Naudin – recording
  • Shaun Sebastian – recording
  • Drew Brown – recording, engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin, Alex Dromgoole, Dean Nelson, Russell Fawcus, Thomas Moulin – engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – mixing
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing
  • Noah Georgeson – mixing
  • Benjamin Joubert – mastering

Track listing:

Studio tracks

  1. Terrible Angels
  2. Paradisco
  3. All the Rain
  4. White Telephone
  5. Anna
  6. Got to Let Go
  7. Out of Touch
  8. Memoir

Live tracks

  1. IRM
  2. Set Yourself on Fire
  3. Jamais
  4. Heaven Can Wait
  5. In the End
  6. AF607105
  7. Just Like a Woman
  8. The Operation
  9. The Songs That We Sing
  10. Voyage
  11. Trick Pony

On October 13, 2017.

On October 13, 2017, “Capitol” label released “Colors”, the thirteenth Beck album. It was recorded 2013 – 2017, and was produced by Beck, Greg Kurstin and Cole M.G.N.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, bass, guitars, keyboards, piano, synthesizers, percussion, string arrangements, engineer, executive producer
  • Greg Kurstin – bass, drums, guitars, keyboards, percussion, piano, synthesizers
  • Dwayne Moore – bass
  • Nico Abondolo – double bass
  • Ilan Rubin – drums
  • Feist – background vocals
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr. – background vocals
  • David Campbell – string arrangements
  • Charlie Bisharat – concert master, violin
  • Songa Lee – violin
  • Natalie Leggett – violin
  • Mario de Léon – violin
  • Michele Richards – violin
  • Tereza Stanislav – violin
  • Josefina Vergara – violin
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Eric Byers – cello
  • Suzie Katayama – cello
  • Timothy Landauer – cello
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • Greg Kurstin – executive production, engineering
  • Cole M.G.N. – engineering
  • Cassidy Turbin, Darrel Thorp, David Greenbaum – engineering, mixing
  • Alex Pasco, Florian Lagatta, Jesse Shatkin, John Hanes, Julian Burg – engineering
  • Serban Ghenea – mixing
  • Chris Bellman, Emily Lazar, Randy Merrill – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen and Greg Kurstin except where noted.

  1. Colors
  2. Seventh Heaven
  3. I’m So Free
  4. Dear Life
  5. No Distraction
  6. Dreams (Colors Mix) – Beck Hansen, Greg Kurstin, Andrew Wyatt
  7. Wow – Beck Hansen, Cole M.G.n.
  8. Up All Night
  9. Square One
  10. Fix Me

On February 21, 2014.

On February 21, 2014, “Capitol” label released “Morning Phase”, the twelfth Beck studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2013, and was produced by Beck.

Personnel:

  • Beck Hansen – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, keyboards, piano, synthesizer, organ, electric bass, sound collage, tambourine, ukulele, charango, celeste, dulcimer, harmonica, glockenspiel, orchestral arrangements
  • Joey Waronker – drums, percussion
  • Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. – piano, synthesizers, Rhodes, clavinet, B3 organ, background vocals
  • Roger Waronker – piano 
  • Matt Mahaffey – organ 
  • Greg Leisz – pedal steel guitar 
  • Cody Kilby – guitar
  • Jason Falkner – electric guitar
  • Smokey Hormel – acoustic and electric guitar, ebow
  • Fats Kaplin – banjo 
  • Stanley Clarke – upright bass, electric bass
  • Bram Inscore – electric bass
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – bass 
  • Matt Sherrod – drums
  • James Gadson – drums
  • Stephanie Bennett – harp
  • Steve Richards – cello
  • David Campbell – orchestral arrangements, orchestrations, conducting
  • David Greenbaum – engineer
  • Florian Lagatta – engineer
  • Cole M. Greif-Neill – engineer
  • Robbie Nelson – engineer
  • Darrell Thorp – engineer
  • Cassidy Turbin – engineer
  • Joe Visciano – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen.

  1. Cycle
  2. Morning
  3. Heart Is a Drum
  4. Say Goodbye
  5. Blue Moon
  6. Unforgiven
  7. Wave
  8. Don’t let Go
  9. Blackbird Chain
  10. Phase
  11. Turn Away
  12. Country Down
  13. Waking Light

On January 13, 2021.

On January 13, 2021, John Voorhis “Tim” Bogert III died aged 76. He was musician (bass) and singer, known for his ground-breaking sound on Fender Precision bass. He was member, recorded, and performed with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Pappo,  Bobby and the Midnites, Boxer, Rick Derringer, Blues Mobile Band, Jake E. Lee, DBA, Hollywood Monsters, but was best known as the bass player of the super-group Beck, Bogert & Appice (together with Jeff Beck and Carmine Appice).

On April 19, 2019.

On April 19, 2019, “RCA” label released “Social Cues”, the fifth Cage the Elephant studio album. It was recorded 2018 – 2019, at “Battle Tapes Recording”, “Blackbird Studio” and “Sound Emporium” in Nashville, Tennessee, “Village Recording Studio” in Los Angeles, and was produced by John Hill.

Personnel:

  • Nick Bockrath – lead guitar, pedal steel, lap steel, keyboards, celeste, cello
  • Jared Champion– drums, percussion
  • Matthan Minster – piano, keyboards, rhythm guitar, vibraphone, backing vocals
  • Brad Shultz– rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Matt Shultz– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Daniel Tichenor – bass
  • Elliot Bergman – horn
  • Jacob Braun – cello
  • Charlie Bisharat – violin
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Matt Combs – cello, violin, viola
  • Gina Corso – violin
  • Kyle Davis – percussion
  • Mario Deleon – violin
  • Lisa Dodlinger – violin
  • Andrew Duckles – viola
  • Beck– vocals
  • John Hill – keyboards
  • Leah Katz – viola
  • Ginger Murphy – cello
  • Sara Parkins – violin
  • Kerenza Peacock – violin
  • Katie Schecter – backing vocals
  • Dave Stone – bass
  • Steve Trudell – string contractor
  • The W. Crimm Singers – backing vocals
  • Rob Cohen – engineer
  • Jeremy Ferguson – engineer
  • David Greenbaum – engineer
  • Randy Merrill – mastering
  • Tom Elmhirst – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Matt Shultz, Matthan Minster and Nick Bockrath, except where noted.

  1. Broken Boy – Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Matt Shultz, Matthan Minster, Nick Bockrath, John Hill
  2. Social Cases – Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Matt Shultz, Matthan Minster, Nick Bockrath, John Hill
  3. Black Madonna
  4. Night Running – Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Matt Shultz, Matthan Minster, Nick Bockrath, Beck haansen, Natalie Belle Bergman
  5. Skin and Bones
  6. Ready to Let Go
  7. House of Glass
  8. Love’s the Only Way
  9. The War Is Over
  10. Dance Dance – Brad Shultz, Daniel Tichenor, Jared Champion, Matt Shultz, Matthan Minster, Nick Bockrath, John Hill
  11. What I’m Becoming
  12. Tokyo Smoke
  13. Goodbye

 

On June 27, 1994.

On June 27, 1994, “K Records” label released “One Foot in the Grave”, the fourth Beck album. It was recorded October 1993 – January 1994 at “Dub Narcotic Studio” in Olympia, Washington, and was produced by Calvin Johnson.

Personnel:

  • Beck – vocals, bass, guitar, drums
  • Calvin Johnson– vocals
  • Chris Ballew– bass, guitar
  • James Bertram– bass
  • Sam Jayne – vocals
  • Scott Plouf– drums
  • Mario Prietto – bongos

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. He’s a Mighty Good Leader – Skip James
  2. Sleeping Bag
  3. I Get Lonesome
  4. Burnt Orange Peel
  5. Cyanide Breath Mint
  6. See Water
  7. Ziplock Bag
  8. Hollow Log
  9. Forcefield – Beck, Sam Jayne
  10. Fourteen Rivers Fourteen Floods
  11. Asshole
  12. I’ve Seen the Land Beyond
  13. Outcome
  14. Girl Dreams – The Carter Family, Beck
  15. Painted Eyelids
  16. Atmospheric Conditions – Beck, Calvin Johnson

 

 

On October 3, 2006.

On October 3, 2006, “Interscope” label released “The Information”, the seventh Beck studio album. It was recorded 2005 – 2006, and was produced by Nigel Godrich.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, melodica,  piano,  organ,  keyboards, programming, effects, scratching, sitar, bass guitar,  harmonica, kalimba, percussion, drums, drum effects, glockenspiel, Game Boy
  • Nigel Godrich– mixing, keyboards, programming, effects, scratching,  tambourine, percussion, background vocals, Speak ‘n Spell, whistle, Tote-A-Tune, kalimba, drums, Game Boy
  • Jason Falkner– bass guitars, electric and acoustic guitar, African bass, Moog synthesizer bass, background vocals, percussion, drums
  • James Gadson– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Joey Waronker– drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Smokey Hormel, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Roger Manning Jr.– intro sounds
  • Alex Acuña– percussion, background vocals
  • Harvey Mason– drums
  • Brian LeBarton– Speak ‘n Spell
  • Justin Stanley– electric and acoustic guitar, background vocals, percussion, flute
  • Greg Kurstin– keyboards, berimbau, piano, bass keyboard, synthesizer, background vocals, acoustic guitar
  • DJ Z-Trip– scratching
  • Stevie Black – cello, percussion, background vocals
  • Lucia Ribisi – girl on “Cellphone’s Dead”
  • Cosimo Hansen – talking
  • Sean Davis – bass guitars
  • Rachel Shelley– shipping forecast
  • David Campbell– string arrangements, conductor
  • Suzie Katayama, Charlie Bisharat– strings
  • Spike Jonze, Dave Eggers– talking on “Exoskeleton”

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen, except where noted.

  1. Elevator Music
  2. Think I’m in Love
  3. Cellphone’s Dead
  4. Strange Apparition
  5. Soldier Jane – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  6. Nausea
  7. New Round
  8. Dark Star
  9. We Dance Alone
  10. No Complaints
  11. 1000 BPM
  12. Motorcade – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  13. The Information
  14. Movie Theme – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich
  15. The Horrible Fanfare/Landslide/Exoskeleton – Beck Hansen, Nigel Godrich

Samples:

  • “The Horrible Fanfare” section uses a sample of “Cellphone’s Dead”.
  • “The Landslide” section uses a sample from the song “Requiem pour un con” by the French singer Serge Gainsbourg.
  • “The Exoskeleton” section contains dialogue spoken by Dave Eggersand Spike Jonze

 

On November 23, 1999.

beck-midnite-vultures

On November 23, 1999, “DGC Records” label released “Midnite Vultures”, the fourth Beck studio album. It was recorded July 1998 – June 1999, at “Soft Studio”, and was produced by Beck Hansen, The Dust Brothers, Tony Hoffer and Mickey Petralia. in 2013, “NME” magazine ranked the album at number 307 in its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, synthesizer, guitar, piano, keyboards, choir, chorus, vocoder, horn arrangements, programming, mixing
  • Tony Hoffer – guitar, wah wah guitar, programming, engineer, editing, mixing, sound design
  • Roger Joseph Manning Jr.– organ, synthesizer, piano, tambourine, choir, chorus, clavinet, percussion, shaker, vocoder, backing vocals
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– synthesizer, bass, guitar, percussion, background vocals, handclapping, shaker, upright bass
  • David Campbell– viola, string arrangements, string conductor
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Joel Derouin – violin
  • Greg Leisz– pedal steel
  • Jay Dee Maness – pedal steel
  • Johnny Marr– electric guitar
  • Michael Patterson– mixing
  • Herb Pedersen– banjo
  • Fernando Pullum – horn
  • David Ralicke – trombone
  • Joe Turano – horn, background vocals
  • Smokey Hormel – guitar
  • Eve Butler – violin
  • David Arthur Brown– tenor saxophone
  • Jon Birdsong – trumpet
  • Joey Waronker– percussion, drums
  • Beth Orton– background vocals
  • Arnold McCuller – background vocals
  • Valerie Pinkston – background vocals
  • Arroyo Bombers – choir, chorus
  • Arroyo Tabernacle Men’s Chorale – choir, chorus
  • The Dust Brothers– scratching, programming, engineer
  • Steve Baxter – horn, background vocals
  • Robert Carranza – string engineer
  • Steve Mixdorf – second engineer
  • Mickey Petralia – programming, engineer, mixing
  • DJ Swamp – scratching
  • Derek Carlson – second engineer
  • Chris Bellman – mastering
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Eye– artwork, art direction, design, collage
  • Gimbop – layout direction
  • Michel Gondry– collage
  • Charlie Gross – photography
  • Shauna O’Brien – project manager

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck Hansen, except where noted.

  1. Sexx Laws
  2. Nicotine & Gravy
  3. Mixed Bizness
  4. Get Real Paid
  5. Hollywood Freaks – Beck Hansen, John King, Michael Simpson
  6. Peaches & Cream
  7. Broken Train
  8. Milk & Honey – Beck Hansen, Buzz Clifford
  9. Beautiful Day
  10. Pressure Zone
  11. Debra

On November 3, 1998.

mutations

On November 3, 1998, “DGC Records” label released “Mutations”, the third Beck studio album. It was recorded March – April 1998, and was produced by Beck Hansen and Nigel Godrich. “Mutations” won “Grammy Award” for “Best Alternative Music Album”. “Mutations” was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Beck – guitar, harmonica, piano, glockenspiel, synthesizer, vocals, producer
  • Elliot Caine– trumpet
  • David Campbell– arranger, conductor, viola
  • Larry Corbett– cello
  • Warren Klein– sitar, tamboura
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • David Ralicke– flute, trombone
  • Nigel Godrich– producer, mixing
  • Smokey Hormel– guitar, percussion, background vocals, cuica
  • Joey Waronker– percussion, drums, synthesizer drums
  • Robert Fisher– art direction
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen– bass, percussion, background vocals
  • Roger Manning– synthesizer, organ, keyboards, harpsichord, background vocals, percussion
  • John Sorenson– assistant engineer
  • Charlie Gross– photography
  • Autumn de Wilde– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. Cold Brains
  2. Nobody’s Fault but My Own
  3. Lazy Files
  4. Canceled Check
  5. We Live Again
  6. Tropicalia
  7. Dead Melodies
  8. Bottle of Blues
  9. O Maria
  10. Sing it Again
  11. Static

On July 8, 2008.

Beck_-_Modern_Guilt

On July 8, 2008, “DGC” label released “Modern Guilt”, the eighth Beck studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Anonyme Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Danger Mouse and Beck.

Personnel:

  • Beck– vocals, guitars, bass, electric piano, flute, percussion, slide guitar, marimba, tambourine
  • Danger Mouse– beats, keyboard bass, synthesizer, programming , sounds
  • Jason Falkner – bass, guitar
  • Brian LeBarton – synthesizer
  • Chan Marshall- vocals
  • Greg Kurstin – piano organ, synthesizer
  • Joey Waronker- drums
  • Matt Mahaffey – bass
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Drew Brown – beat
  • David Campbell- string arrangement, conducting

Track listing:

All tracks by Beck, except where noted.

  1. Orphans
  2. Gamma Ray
  3. Chemtrails
  4. Modern Guilt
  5. Youthless
  6. Walls – Beck,Danger Mouse, Paul Guiot, Paul Piot
  7. Replica
  8. Soul of a Man
  9. Profanity Prayers
  10. Volcano