Vintage Cafe: Beck : World Cafe The Vintage Cafe this week features a 2007 visit from Beck. The now iconic artist discusses his struggles with fitting into the hip-hop and indie music scenes.

Beck On World Cafe

Beck On World Cafe

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Our Vintage Cafe this week is with Beck, whose new album, Morning Phase, will be released nationally on Feb. 25.

This interview from 2007 was conducted in the wake of the deluxe edition of his album The Information. The studio session contains some fine performances, including "I Think I'm In Love," and a wide-ranging discussion touching on the hip-hop and indie music scenes. Also, Beck looks back on dropping out of high school and traveling the world before ultimately settling in Southern California.

Set List

  • 'We Dance Alone'

  • 'I Think I'm In Love'

  • 'Dark Star'

  • 'Strange Apparition'