Watch Beck, Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand Perform At London Song Reader Event

Liz Pelly | July 6, 2013 - 9:19 am

In 2012 Beck released an album of sheet music, Song Reader. Earlier this week, on July 4, Beck played songs from this album with a full band in London at The Barbican. It was Beck’s first time playing songs from this album with a full band, and he was joined by a cast of collaborators including Jarvis Cocker, Franz Ferdinand, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beth Orton, Conor J O’Brien of Villagers, the Staves, Guillemots, and various others. Watch footage from the show below.

Beck and Jarvis Cocker – “Why Did You Make Me Care?”

Beck and Charlotte Gainsbourg Live – “Just Noise”

“Don’t Act Like Your Head Isn’t Hard”

“I’m Down”

Beck, Joan Wasser, and Conor J O’Brien – “Do We We Do”

“Rough On Rats” finale