Beck to Release Music Version of 'Song Reader,' Featuring Jack White, Jarvis Cocker and Jack Black

artist: beck date: 07/09/2014 category: upcoming releases
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Beck to Release Music Version of 'Song Reader,' Featuring Jack White, Jarvis Cocker and Jack Black
Back in 2012, Beck released "Song Reader," an album composed entirely of sheet music that could only be heard through performance. Since then, Beck has staged three different concerts, where he and a cavalcade of special guests performed the material live.

Now, he's finally ready to offer a companion album of recorded music. And it will feature a number of big names in music.

As Future Heart reports (via Consequence of Sound), "Song Reader" will feature tracks performed by Jack White, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker, Laura Marling, Norah Jones and Eleanor Friedberger, as well as Beck himself. Actor/musician Jack Black also contributed to the project (surely the first time Jack White and Jack Black appear on the same record).

Below, check out the full tracklist (via Direct Current).

Song Reader arrives officially on July 29th via Capitol Records. Pre-orders are ongoing via Amazon.

Song Reader Tracklist:

01. Moses Sumney - Title of this Song
02. Fun - Please Leave a Light on When You Go
03. Tweedy - The Wolf Is on the Hill
04. Norah Jones - Just Noise
05. Lord Huron - Last Night You Were a Dream
06. Bob Forrest - Saint Dude
07. Jack White - I'm Down
08. Beck - Heaven's Ladder
09. Juanes - Don't Act Like Your Heart Isn't Hard
10. Laura Marling - Sorry
11. Jarvis Cocker - Eyes That Say "I Love You"
12. David Johansen - Rough on Rats
13. Jason Isbell - Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings
14. The Last Polka - Marc Ribot
15. Eleanor Friedberger - Old Shanghai
16. Sparks - Why Did You Make Me Care?
17. Swamp Dogg - America, Here's My Boy
18. Jack Black - We All Wear Cloaks
19. Loudon Wainwright III - Do We? We Do
20. Gabriel Kahane with Ymusic - Mutilation Rag
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