BECK, THE PITCHFORK INTERVIEW . . .
"I tried to write the majority of these songs with that simplicity in mind-- probably not successfully. I really tried to think about that place that sits on the edge between being cliché and profound. That's a rarified space that songwriters rarely get to."
--Beck, on his new "album," Song Reader, which is made up of 20 new songs in sheet-music form only.Full Beck interview at Pitchfork.