Watch as Beck releases new single ‘Wow’ and announces album release date

NME will have an interview with Beck in this week’s magazine

Beck has released the full version of his new single ‘Wow’ after previewing the track yesterday (June 1).

The self-produced single will be followed by Beck’s as-yet-untitled new album, which will be released on October 21. The album is produced by Beck with Greg Kurstin, who was a member of Beck’s band around 2002 album ‘Sea Change’ before going on to produce Adele, Lily Allen and The Shins.

The album follows 2014’s ‘Morning Phase’ and will also feature 2015’s single ‘Dreams’.


NME will have the only British interview for ‘Wow’ in this week’s magazine, available tomorrow and online.

Beck’s website is hosting fans’ interpretations of ‘Wow’, following the teaser video which invited admirers to dress a model of Beck with outfits from his various albums over the years.

Beck headlines Chic mainman Nile Rodgers’ festival Fold on June 25 on a bill also starring Chic, Anne-Marie, Emin and Nicole Moudabour. He then plays the Pyramid Stage of Glatsonbury just before headliners Coldplay on June 26. It’s followed by headline dates in London and Manchester.

Beck will play:
Fold Festival (June 25)
Glastonbury Festival (26)
London O2 Brixton Academy (28)
Manchester Albert Hall (29)

You can watch the lyric video for ‘Wow’ below.