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Grammys 2015. Who Is Beck, The Winner? Ten Things You Should Know

Grammys 2015. Who Is Beck, The Winner? Ten Things You Should Know
Ignacio Zara
Grammys 2015. Who Is Beck, The Winner? Ten Things You Should Know

Beck. Morning Phase

Grammys 2015. Beck won the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. But #whoisbeck. Today, ten things you should know about this singer.

1.- Beck Hansen is Bek David Campbell. He was born on July 8, 1970, in Los Angeles, California.

2.- Beck discovered hip hop and folk music in his teens and began to perform at coffeehouses in Los Angeles.

3.- In 1989, he moved to New York City and became involved in the anti-folk movement.

4.- He rose to fame in 90s with his experimental style. Do you remember his breakthrough single ‘Loser’?

5.- In 1998, Beck released the stripped-down ‘Mutations’, and in 1999, the funk-infused ‘Midnite Vultures.’

6.- However, the downcast, acoustic ‘Sea Change’ (2002) showcased a more serious Beck.

7.- Other successes include: ‘The Information’ (2006); and ‘Modern Guilt’ (2008).

8.- In February 2014, Beck released the album ‘Morning Phase’. It won Album of the Year at the 57th Grammy Awards Ceremony on February 8, 2015.

9.- Totally, he has released 12 studio albums, as well as several non-album singles and a book of sheet music.

10.- He creates musical collages: funk, soul, hip hop, alternative rock, country, and psychedelia.

Enjoy your day, Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!

“I enjoy the collaboration. I always envied people in bands who got to have that interaction. I’ve done so many albums where I’ve been in the studio for 14 hours a day for six months just trying to come up with things on my own. It’s a nice change helping other people with their music and not being all about what I’m trying to do myself.” Beck.

Video: Beck – Blue Moon (Audio). Album ‘Morning Phase.’

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