Beck Hansen has traveled light years since his debut single, "Loser", took Western culture by storm in 1994. This is an in-depth, all-access exploration of the man's life, art, history and music by veteran music author Martell. Photos.Beck Hansen has traveled light years since his debut single, "Loser", took Western culture by storm in 1994. This is an in-depth, all-access exploration of the man's life, art, history and music by veteran music author Martell. Photos.Read Less
Photos. New. 6 x 9" 074341151X 2001 paperback book 1st...BRAND NEW from 2001 publisher...Never opened, Never owned...Please note, this last one has 2 feltpen marks bottom edge, light shelf bend to corner back cover...doesn't meet our usual criteria for new books, and has been priced down accordingly...Still Nice and clean, more than suitable for reading...144 pages...illustrated with B&W photographs...' In 1993, a quirky California boy named Beck burst onto the scene with the irony warped anthem "Loser." He has since earned a reputation as one of the most innovative, stylish, and vital recording artists of our time--selling millions of records in the United States alone, heading up numerous Album of the Year lists, and taking home a few Grammys and MTV spacemen. This insightful portrait explores Beck's unorthodox childhood, his rise to fame, and his impact on the landscape of contemporary music....Exploring his musical history, live performances, and recording sessions--and featuring a complete discography that includes hard-to-find collaborations and appearances--this is a comprehensive and fascinating look at the inimitable and ever-evolving Beck....' his unconventional, artistic family (he grew up watching Truffaut movies; his avant-garde grandfather named The Velvet Underground) to his creative, high school-drop-out L.A. youth to his neo-folk open-mic East Village days to his continuously rising star, with analyses of his music and milieu throughout....Martell's hip, intelligent critique and enthusiasm for Beck's "zeitgeist-seizing slice of pop postmodernism" alongside many quotations and photos of "the outside insider" '..." Beck-The Art of Mutation "...by Neil Martell...published by PB Publishing, New York 2001 softcover *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely Worldwide, since 1965 ***
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