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Beck Shares Lyric Video for New Song “Dear Life” and Confirms Album Details

Colors Due Out October 13 via Capitol

Aug 24, 2017 Beck Bookmark and Share

Beck has shared a lyric video for a widescreen sounding new song, “Dear Life.” He has also confirmed the release date, cover art, and tracklist for his new album, Colors. Colors is due out October 13 via Capitol. Check out the lyric video, cover art, and tracklist below, followed by his upcoming tour dates.

Greg Kurstin and Beck produced Colors, with the exception of previous single “Wow,” which was produced by Beck and Cole M.G.N., and “Fix Me,” which was produced by Beck. Serban Ghenea mixed the album, except for “Dreams” and “Up All Night,” which were mixed by Greg Kurstin and Beck. Jimmy Turrell, Laura Gorun, and Brook Linder all directed the colorful “Dear Life” lyric video, which features animation by Drew Tyndell and Rhiannon Tyndell.

In June 2016 Beck released a brand new song, “Wow,” and announced plans to release an as yet to be titled new album sometime via Capitol (it was originally due out last October, but was pushed back to a TBA date). In an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this month Beck announced the album’s title and release month. “I suppose the record could have come out a year or two ago,” Beck said to Rolling Stone‘s Andy Greene. “But these are complex songs all trying to do two or three things at once. It’s not retro and not modern. To get everything to sit together so it doesn’t sound like a huge mess was quite an undertaking.”

“Wow” followed “Dreams,” a standalone single that was released in 2015, and “Wow” matches that track’s poppy vibe, sounding more like something from his great 1999 album Midnight Vultures rather than his last album, 2014’s more subdued Morning Phase, which won the Grammy for Album of the Year. “Dreams” is featured on Colors but in a new mix.

Colors Tracklist:

01 Colors
02 Seventh Heaven
03 I’m So Free
04 Dear Life
05 No Distraction
06 Dreams
07 Wow
08 Up All Night
09 Square One
10 Fix Me

Beck Tour Dates:

8/24/17 - Vancouver, BC - Orpheum
8/25/17 - Redmond WA - Marymoor Park
8/27/17 - Portland, OR - Musicfest NW
9/03/17- Detroit, MI - Ford Field *
9/05/17 - Buffalo, NY - New Era Field *
9/08/17 - Minneapolis, MN - US Bank Stadium *
9/09/17 - Council Bluffs, IA - Harrah’s Stir Cove
9/10/17 - Indianapolis, IN - Lucas Oil Stadium *
9/12/17 - Kansas City, MO - Arrowhead Stadium *
9/14/17 - New Orleans, LA - Mercedez-Benz Superdome*
9/16/17 - St. Louis, MO - Dome at America’s Center *
9/19/17 - Glendale, AZ - University of Phoenix Stadium*
9/22/17 - San Diego, CA - Qualcomm Stadium *

* Special Guest on U2’s The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

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