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Beck: “I was so busy with other things, I wasn’t sure if I was going to make another record”

Beck: “I was so busy with other things, I wasn’t sure if I was going to make another record”

Beck, speaking in the new issue of Uncut, explains that he wasn’t sure if he would make another album before recording Morning Phase as he felt “on the sidelines”.

Morning Phase is reviewed in the new issue, and Beck discusses the influences on the record, including Nick Drake and Bert Jansch.

“I didn’t have any sense of what I was looking for,” Beck says. “For a while I was so busy with other things, I wasn’t sure if I was going to make another record, or if it was going to be later down the line. I was really just on the sidelines. It has changed. I’m trying to push things forward. It feels like the right time.”

The new issue of Uncut is out tomorrow (January 31).

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