Beck has launched a brand new single within the type of the tender ballad “Pondering About You,” his first piece of recent materials this 12 months.
“There’s a crossroads/I’ve been standing on,” the star sings melancholically within the new tune. “It was only a again highway/To Babylon/And he or she’s gone.”
The observe is coloured with finger-picked acoustic guitar and mandolin melodies to match Beck’s mournful temper. “Pondering About You” has been previewed at Beck’s current stay reveals, together with an intimate London gig at Lafayette in September 2022. It follows his cowl of Neil Younger’s “Previous Man,” which was launched on the finish of 2022.
The brand new single follows the information that Beck will hit the highway this summer season with French indie giants Phoenix as a part of a particular North American co-headline tour. The run will kick off on August 1 at Seattle’s Local weather Pledge Area, with stops in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Houston, Boston, New York, and extra earlier than wrapping up on September 10 at Columbia’s Merriweather Put up Pavilion.
Becoming a member of Beck and Phoenix in help throughout the dates will probably be Japanese Breakfast, Jenny Lewis, Weyes Blood, and Sir Chloe. Tickets are on sale now and may be bought right here.
Earlier this week, Beck was one among a lot of artists who took half in a particular tribute live performance honoring The Seashore Boys. He appeared alongside the likes of Brandi Carlile, St. Vincent, Charlie Puth, Mumford & Sons, and extra on the Grammy Salute To The Seashore Boys.
The live performance passed off at LA’s Dolby Theatre however was filmed by CBS and will probably be broadcast on Paramount+ at a later date.
Beck’s final album arrived in 2019 with Hyperspace. The document noticed him crew up with Pharrell Williams, with whom he had been desirous to work for 20 years. In 2020, Beck reimagined the album with NASA JPL in a mission that mixed the songs with NASA mission photos, visualizations, animations, and knowledge with revolutionary A.I. (synthetic intelligence) tech.
Purchase or stream “Pondering About You.”