Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ coming to vinyl

Preorders / July 9, 2014

Beck Song Reader, the previous collection of sheet music from the alt-rock legend, will be getting a recorded release this month, as it’s now available on vinyl. The album will feature studio recordings of the 20 tracks on Song Reader, done by Jack White, Fun., Norah Jones, Jeff Tweedy, Jack Black and on one song, Beck.

Beck also co-produced the effort along with director Wes Anderson and Randall Poster. You can see the entire tracklisting below. Also, proceeds from the album sales are going toward 826 National. The album will be released on July 29th and vinyl orders ship in September.

Moses Sumney – Title of this Song
Fun – Please Leave A Light On When You Go
Tweedy – The Wolf is on the Hill
Norah Jones – Just Noise
Lord Huron – Last Night You Were A Dream
Bob Forrest – Saint Dude
Jack White – I’m Down
Beck – Heaven’s Ladder
Juanes – Don’t Act Like Your Heart Isn’t Hard
Laura Marling – Sorry
Jarvis Cocker – Eyes That Say “I Love You”
David Johansen – Rough On Rats
Jason Isbell – Now That Your Dollar Bills Have Sprouted Wings
The Last Polka – Marc Ribot
Eleanor Friedberger – Old Shanghai
Sparks – Why Did You Make Me Care?
Swamp Dogg – America, Here’s My Boy
Jack Black – We All Wear Cloaks
Loudon Wainwright III – Do We? We Do
Gabriel Kahane with Ymusic – Mutilation Rag

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Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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