BECK became the poster boy for slackers when he released Mellow Gold and Odelay, while 1999's Midnite Vultures
saw him aping Prince's slick funk and soul.
On tour with his previous album, the funky Midnite Vultures
, he wore rhinestone Elvis gear and velvet jumpsuits.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR Midnite Vultures
BECK The Marshall Mathers LP EMINEM Kid A RADIOHEAD You're the One PAUL SIMON Two Against Nature STEELY DAN SINGLE RECORD "Say My Name" DESTINY'S CHILD "I Try" MACY GRAY "Music" MADONNA "Bye Bye Bye" 'N SYNC "Beautiful Day" U2 RAP ALBUM .
His latest album Midnite Vultures
shows that the strange young man from Los Angeles continues to make brilliant music, years after Loser took us all by surprise.
At one point Beck, who mainly stuck to songs from Mellow Gold, Odelay and Midnite Vultures
, peered at the crowd through a pair of binoculars and played up to the balcony, claiming that was "where it's at".
Following 1998's gold Mutations, Beck's newest is 1999's soul-influenced Midnite Vultures
, also gold.
He's currently in the middle of a world tour promoting his new album, Midnite Vultures
, which is where this show comes from.
CAPTAIN Qwerk himself returns to the charts with another eclectic collection of top tunes in the shape of Beck's Midnite Vultures
After Odelay, Beck released the brilliant Mutations LP and within weeks was working on the follow-up Midnite Vultures