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Wednesday, February 09, 2005
The release date for Guero, Beck's next album, has been set for March 29th. Here is a shot of the cover.
Yeah, I know. Click here for a closer look.
Now then, "E-Pro" the debut single off the album is currently available on iTunes. I had a listen last night and it sounds like "Pressure Zone" and any given metal song circa 1986. The backing guitar riff is huge and the beats are fast. In short, it gives the hint of a return to form after his last album, the uncharacteristic, 48-minute recorded sigh that was Sea Change. If I was a Tiger Beat critic living in the year 1975, I might even describe Guero as "a real cool potential winner!"
To read all about it, and a disturbing anecdote about Will Ferrell's behavior at a recent Beck show, click here.