WATCH: Beck, Wilco, Feist Collaborate!
They cover an album by onetime Moby Grape/Jefferson Airplane member Skip Spence.
For his latest installment, he tapped Wilco, Feist, and Jamie Lidell to take on Oar, a 1969 cult favorite by onetime Moby Grape/Jefferson Airplane member Skip Spence.
Watch the all-star crew play its opening track “Little Hands” below!
Beck explained the collabo in a post to his website: “This one took place last June when Wilco was in town for the release of their new eponymous album. They came by after a long day filming a TV appearance and still managed to put down 8 songs with us.
“Recording took place at Sunset Sound Studios in the room where the Stones did a lot of Exile On Main Street (and looking at the records on the walls it appeared that the Doobie Brothers recorded most of their output there too). Sitting in on drums, we had James Gadson, who’s played on most of the Bill Withers records and on songs like ‘Express Yourself’ and ‘I Will Survive.’ Jeff Tweedy’s son Spencer played played additional drums.”
Watch the cover of “Little Hands” below. Which album should Beck and his pals cover next? Tell us in the comment section.
WATCH: Beck and friends, “Little Hands”