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Published: 2014/07/09

Beck to Release Song Reader All-Star Album with Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, Jack Black and More

Beck’s iconic Song Reader, which signaled his return to music in 2012, will be offered as a companion version of the record with the help of the likes of Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, fun., Lord Huron, Jack Black and even Beck himself.

The Warby Parker release of Song Reader marks the first officially recorded incarnation of the project, which has already inspired interpretations from hundreds of musicians all over the world. The record includes the studio-quality debut of songs previously only played live either by Beck himself or at the handful of Song Reader concerts staged over the last two years.

The album will be available July 29 via Capitol Records. Pre-orders are ongoing.

Song Reader Tracklist:

Title of this Song (Moses Sumney)
Please Leave a Light on When You Go (Fun.)
The Wolf is on the Hill (Tweedy)
Just Noise (Norah Jones)
Last Night You Were a Dream (Lord Huron)
Saint Dude (Bob Forrest)
I’m Down (Jack White)
Heaven’s Ladder (Beck)
Don’t Act Like Your Heart Isn’t Hard (Juanes)
Sorry (Laura Marling)
Eyes That Say “I Love You” (Jarvis Cocker)
Rough on Rats (David Johansen)
Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings (Jason Isbell)
The Last Polka (Marc Ribot)
Old Shanghai (Eleanor Friedberger)
Why Did You Make Me Care? (Sparks)
America, Here’s My Boy (Swamp Dogg)
We All Wear Cloaks (Jack Black)
Do We? We Do (Loudon Wainwright III)
Mutilation Rag (Gabriel Kahane with Ymusic)

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