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July 24, 2014

Music Review: Beck marks the return of the funk soul brother

Yes, his latest album is downcast and sad, but Beck's live show is rocked-up and fun. Even though he's well into his 40s, Beck's music still seems steeped in a sprightly sense of adolescent make-believe, as he invents his own world where superdorky translates to supercool.

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