Watch Beck cover Prince’s ‘Raspberry Beret’ live

Tribute paid to late star at Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday (May 1)

Beck has paid tribute to Prince live.

Prince passed away at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota last month (April 21), aged 57.

During his set at Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday (May 1), Beck covered ‘Raspberry Beret’. Watch footage of the cover below.


‘Debra’ from Beck’s 1999 album ‘Midnite Vultures’ is said to have been inspired by Prince and specifically ‘Raspberry Beret’.

Since his death, tributes to Prince have ranged far and wide with President Barack Obama stating “Today, the world lost a creative icon” and musicians including Madonna, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Frank Ocean, The Weeknd and Katy Perry leading the tributes.

Meanwhile, Beck has announced two UK live dates to take place surrounding his Glastonbury Festival appearance this summer.

It had previously been confirmed that Beck will perform at this year’s Glastonbury, which runs at its traditional home of Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset from 22-26 June.

Following his Glastonbury set, Beck will play London’s O2 Brixton Academy on June 28 and Manchester’s Albert Hall on June 29. See those dates in full beneath.


London, Brixton Academy (June 28)
Manchester, Albert Hall (June 29)

Beck will also play Nile Rodgers’ FOLD Festival in London, which runs from June 24-26.