Beck recruits MGMT, Devendra Banhart for Leonard Cohen covers

Musicians get to grips with 'Songs Of Leonard Cohen'

Beck has signed up MGMT, Devendra Banhart, Wolfmother‘s Andrew Stockdale and Little Joy‘s Binki Shapiro to cover Leonard Cohen for his new Record Club project.

The US musician has been staging informal jam sessions with the musicians to cover classic albums, and has chosen Cohen‘s 1968 album ‘Songs Of Leonard Cohen’ as their latest project.

They have posted one song from the session, ‘Suzanne’, online already at, with more set to follow.

Writing on the website, Beck explained that his “close second choice” was an album from Swedish popsters Ace Of Base, who are being kept “on the list for next time”.