The now legendary Beck, Song Reader--twenty Beck compositions previously released exclusively as stunningly illustrated sheet music in partnership with McSweeney‰۪s‰ÛÓwill receive a long awaited traditional release on July 29, when Warby Parker/Capitol Records issues the Beck Song Reader compilation album, produced by Beck and Randall Poster, known for his music supervision work with directors Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Sam Mendes and many others. Warby Parker will commemorate the release of Song Reader by reissuing limited-edition Carmichael frames created in collaboration with Beck, this time in Black Cherry‰ÛÓas well as a new edition of the Song Reader book, featuring two new prints from artist Marcel Dzama.
The 20-track all-star collection features exclusively recorded versions of Song Reader charts by the likes of Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, David Johansen, Jason Isbell, Fun., Eleanor Friedberger, and several more including Beck himself.
The Warby Parker release of Beck Song Reader marks the first officially recorded incarnation of the project, which has already inspired interpretations from hundreds of musicians the world over. The record includes the studio-quality debut of songs previously only played live either by Beck himself or at one of the handful of Song Reader concerts staged over the last two years. The most recent of these was presented by the L.A. Philharmonic in partnership with McSweeney‰۪s and Warby Parker at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on November 24, 2013. Described by The Los Angeles Times as an ‰ÛÏexpertly delivered and received night‰Û_ another big step in Beck's long, fascinating evolution,‰ the show‰۪s highlights included Jarvis Cocker‰۪s interpretively danced ‰ÛÏWhy Did You Make Me Care?" and Jack Black‰۪s borderline frightening ‰ÛÏWe All Wear Cloaks,‰ the latter of which makes its recorded debut on the Beck Song Reader album.
1.åÊåÊ Moses SumneyåÊåÊ Title of this Song åÊ åÊ
2.åÊåÊ FunåÊåÊ Please Leave A Light On When You Go åÊ åÊ
3. åÊ Jeff TweedyåÊåÊ The Wolf is on the Hill åÊ åÊ
4.åÊåÊ Norah JonesåÊåÊ Just Noise åÊ åÊ
5.åÊåÊ Lord HuronåÊåÊ Last Night You Were A Dream åÊ åÊ
6.åÊåÊ Bob ForeståÊåÊ Saint Dude åÊ åÊ
7.åÊåÊ Jack WhiteåÊåÊ I‰۪m Down åÊ åÊ
8.åÊåÊ BeckåÊåÊ Heaven‰۪s Ladder åÊ åÊ
9.åÊåÊ JuanesåÊåÊ Don‰۪t Act Like Your Heart Isn‰۪t Hard åÊ åÊ
10.åÊåÊ Laura MarlingåÊåÊ Sorry åÊ åÊ
11.åÊåÊ Jarvis CockeråÊåÊ Eyes That Say ‰ÛÏI Love You‰ åÊ åÊ
12.åÊåÊ David JohansenåÊåÊ Rough On Rats åÊ åÊ
13.åÊåÊ Jason IsbellåÊåÊ Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings åÊ åÊ
14. åÊåÊThe Last PolkaåÊåÊ Marc Ribot åÊ åÊ
15.åÊåÊ Eleanor FriedbergeråÊåÊ Old Shanghai åÊ åÊ
16.åÊåÊ SparksåÊåÊ Why Did You Make Me Care? åÊ åÊ
17.åÊåÊ Swamp DoggåÊåÊ America, Here‰۪s My Boy åÊ åÊ
18.åÊåÊ Jack BlackåÊåÊ We All Wear Cloaks åÊ åÊ
19.åÊåÊ Loudon Wainwright IIIåÊåÊ Do We? We Do åÊ åÊ
20.åÊåÊ Gabriel Kahane & YmusicåÊåÊ Mutilation Rag åÊåÊ