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Odelay
Beck
Odelay
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, Folk, Pop, Rock
 
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Beck brags here that he's "got two turntables and a microphone." He also has a sweeping aesthetic that sees no reason why musical allusions to hip-hop, the Beatles, James Brown, punk, Gram Parsons, cool jazz, and Dylan can...  more »

      
   

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All Artists: Beck
Title: Odelay
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 62
Label: Geffen Records
Original Release Date: 6/18/1996
Release Date: 6/18/1996
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Alternative Rock, Folk, Pop, Rock
Styles: Electronica, Indie & Lo-Fi, Dance Pop, Singer-Songwriters, Vocal Pop
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 720642482322

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Beck brags here that he's "got two turntables and a microphone." He also has a sweeping aesthetic that sees no reason why musical allusions to hip-hop, the Beatles, James Brown, punk, Gram Parsons, cool jazz, and Dylan can't coexist in the same song. Throughout, he rap-sings with sincere irony--I bet he laughs at the sight of a jump-suited Elvis, then cries when the King starts to sing--and Odelay's rich collage of sound may very well prove a prediction of the future. If he ever finds the courage to can the loopy metaphors and just tell a story, he could take over the world. --David Cantwell

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My fortunate introduction to Beck
Priscilla A. Arnold | Minneapolis, MN | 08/31/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"After years of absorbing classical and jazz, I have recently begun to gain an education in other styles of music. I had not heard of Beck prior to having it recommended to me. I am so glad I picked up this album! The sounds, the revolutionary ideas, the crazy songwriting... all come together to make this an amazing album.

I am not an expert in this music, so I will leave the detailed, long-winded reviews to those that know what they are talking about. I like it!"
Wait for Deluxe reissue
Nathan Raabe | milwaukee, wi | 12/27/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you plan on buying this, be aware that there is a deluxe edition coming out January 29, 2008. This will have the original album plus 2 tracks on the first cd. the second cd will have b-sides and remixes. It will probably cost around 25-30 bucks."