And Beck says "Some of my songs are due for reinventing"...

BECK and Flaming Lips have announced a warm-up show for their US tour.

As previously reported, Beck plans to tour from mid October until early December across north America with [/a] as his both his support band, and backing group.

Now, a warm-up gig has been announced at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont, CA on October 14.Tickets are $35 for non-college students.

Speaking recently, Beck explained the idea.

He said: “We re-created the albums perfectly for years, so I’m not really interested in doing that. Some of the songs are due for reinventing, and the [a] will probably bring ideas to it. We’ll do whatever works”.

The first leg of the tour calls at: Minneapolis Theater (October 17)

Chicago Theater (18)

Toronto Massy Hall (20)

Detroit Opera House (21)

Indianapolis Murat Center (22)

Columbus Mershon Auditorium (24)

Cleveland Palace Theater (25)

Syracuse Landmark Theater (26)

Boston Orpheum (28)

New York Beacon Theater (30-31)