Plus news of B-sides compilation...

Beck will be answering questions submitted by fans when he performs at the Los Angeles Greek Theatre on 5 and 6 May – he is also looking for requests for a song to play acoustically.

Click here to submit a question and request.

The Q&A is being run by ARTISTdirect.

Beck will also be releasing a compilation of B-sides entitled ‘Stray Blues: A Collection of B-Sides’. The album is hoped to be released in June in Japan although it should be available on import or through

The tracklisting will be:

‘Halo of Gold’ ‘Burro’ ‘Brother’ ‘Lemonade’ ‘Electric Music and the Summer People’ ‘Clock’ ‘Feather in Your Cap’