Beck Drops New Single ‘Wow’

By Radio.com Staff

Beck has a new single titled “Wow.”

Related: Beck & Flume Team for New Song ‘Tiny Cities’

Although Beck has appeared recently on tracks with Flume and The Chemical Brothers, this marks his first new music as a solo artist since 2015’s “Dreams.”

When asked about the lyrics of his new song “Wow,” Beck told KROQ’s Kevin & Bean, “Most of this song was completely off the top of my head. I didn’t write any of it. It was just us fooling around in the studio. I didn’t even mean to release it. I was working on another song and came up with the riff and then I just started freestyling.”

“Wow” is the first single off Beck’s forthcoming album, which is set to be released on October 21st.

“‘Wow’ is a little bit of an outlier,” continued Beck. “I did most of the record with my old keyboard player Greg Kurstin who’s now a pretty well-known producer. We’ve been working on this for about 3 years. Most of the record is stuff I did with him. We did the song ‘Dreams’ which came out last year. A lot of the record is in that vein I’d say. We’re thinking a lot about the live show and playing festivals. It’d been quite a few years since I’d done a record like that.”

Listen to his full interview on KROQ where he talks about Bowie, Prince and being stunned by his GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

Enjoy Beck’s new track “Wow” below.

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