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Watch Beck cover Prince's "1999"

Watch Beck cover Prince's "1999"

Beck has covered Prince's classic song "1999" during a live performance.

Beck played a portion of the track during his show at last month's Montreal International Jazz Fest, reports Consequence Of Sound . Click below to watch fan-shot footage of the rendition, which follows the singer's cover of Arcade Fire's "Rebellion (Lies)" at Coachella Festival in April.

Beck will play a number of UK and Ireland festival shows this summer, including Electric Picnic, Bestival and Festival No 6.

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