There’s nothing particularly wrong with Beck’s latest song, it’s more that there’s nothing particularly right with it. Sure, there’s a nice little melody, a cracking guitar solo and lush vocals, but it doesn’t really make you want to listen to it over any song you might already know. And that, surely, has to be the test as to whether a song is really valuable or not. Plus, the song is unlucky enough to sound a bit like Foster The People, a band as bad as their name. Foster The People? It sounds like a Stalinist slogan, not a boring, pretentious band. At least be honest.

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