July 29, 2014 16:39

Beck walks with his past self and the Grim Reaper in video for 'Heart Is A Drum'

The track features on the singer's 2013 album 'Morning Phase'

Beck has unveiled a haunting video for his track 'Heart Is A Drum'.

The track features on the singer's 2013 album 'Morning Phase'. For the video, Beck worked with British music video director Sophie Muller, who is best known for her collaborations with Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Blur, Garbage and a host of others.

The promo features the death of a young woman, who gets taken away by the Grim Reaper. A modern-day Beck is shown walking alongside a younger version of himself and with Death too.

Last weekend (July 26), Beck was joined onstage by Jack White to perform a version of his 1994 hit 'Loser' at a gig at Providence Performing Arts Center, US.

On Monday (July 28), Beck released a recorded version of his 'Song Reader' project, which features Jack White along with Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker and others including Laura Marling and Norah Jones.

In 2012, Beck released the album in sheet music form, leaving it up to individual musicians around the world to interpret his compositions in their own style.

The 'Song Reader' tracklist:

Moses Sumney – 'Title Of This Song'
Fun. – 'Please Leave A Light On When You Go'
Tweedy – 'The Wolf Is On The Hill'
Norah Jones – 'Just Noise'
Lord Huron – 'Last Night You Were A Dream'
Bob Forrest – 'Saint Dude'
Jack White – 'I'm Down'
Beck – 'Heaven's Ladder'
Juanes – 'Don't Act Like Your Heart Isn't Hard'
Laura Marling – 'Sorry'
Jarvis Cocker – 'Eyes That Say “I Love You”‘
David Johansen – 'Rough On Rats'
Jason Isbell – 'Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings'
Marc Ribot – ‘The Last Polka’
Eleanor Friedberger – 'Old Shanghai'
Sparks – 'Why Did You Make Me Care?'
Swamp Dogg – 'America, Here’s My Boy'
Jack Black – 'We All Wear Cloaks'
Loudon Wainwright III – 'Do We? We Do'
Gabriel Kahane with Ymusic – 'Mutilation Rag'


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