The album is out later this month
Beck has shared a dreamy new track, ‘Dark Places’, from his upcoming new album. You can listen to the new track below.
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The atmospheric song will appear on Beck’s new album, ‘Hyperspace’ which he teased the release of earlier this month via a cryptic Instagram post.
Seven of the album’s 11 tracks, including the previously released ‘Saw Lightning’, were co-written and co-produced by Pharrell. Another previously released track, ‘Uneventful Days’ was accompanied by a video directed by Dev Hynes.
‘Hyperspace’ comes two years after his last record, 2017’s Grammy award-winning ‘Colors’ and is set for release on November 22 via Capitol Records. You can listen to ‘Dark Places’ here:
2. ‘Uneventful Days’
3. ‘Saw Lightning’
4. ‘Die Waiting’
6. ‘See Through’
9. ‘Dark Places’
11. ‘Everlasting Nothing’
Speaking about his collaboration with Pharrell to NME, Beck said: “I’d always wanted to make a record with him. We had been friendly over the years and had got together and talked about making some music back in 2012, but around that time he ended up putting out a song with Daft Punk, then ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Happy’.”
They started collaborating when Pharrell asked Beck to work on the new N.E.R.D. record. “From there we started sharing songs and writing and doing this project together,” Beck explained.
“I had a few things after the ‘Colors’ tour finished and I really wanted to seize the moment with this project,” Beck added. “There’d been a period of time where Pharrell had been really busy and an opportunity opened up so I went with it. Originally it was going to be a single or an EP, but I think we were both surprised when there was a body of work here.”
Back in October, Martin joined Beck onstage for a rendition of his 1994 cult hit, ‘Loser’.