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Beck – Odelay

12 11 2010

Listened: Monday October 11

Odelay made people come to my office and ask me what the hell I was  listening to (specifically the synthy noodling at the end of Novacane).

I enjoy this album a lot more than I used to. I acquired it sometime after its time in the sun, because, like Nevermind, I thought I should own it, as a piece of the soundtrack of my teenage years. Until the project, though, I didn’t listen to it much.

I guess I do have to give it props – it doesn’t sound like anything else. Mr Hansen might have known what he was doing.

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22 04 2011
Cornelius – Fantasma « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] Orangu-Tang Clan, which is kind of a cute play on the Wu-Tang Clan. He’s like the Japanese Beck – lots of grooving samples with light rapping in Engrish laid down over […]

30 08 2011
Marianne Faithfull – Kissin Time « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] Beck, Billy Corgan, Jarvis Cocker, Damon Albarn, and others have written some brilliant songs for Marianne to sing. This album is the antithesis of Faithfull – the extreme realism is toned down a lot, but the hard edge of her voice is still intact. […]

1 09 2011
Beck – Mutations « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] and the mellow tone of most of the songs. It’s a lot more relaxed and eager to please than Odelay. Like this:LikeBe the first to like this […]

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