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The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt performs a song from Beck’s Song Reader

on December 14, 2012, 9:19am

stephin beck The Magnetic Fields Stephin Merritt performs a song from Becks Song Reader

On last night’s episode of Soundcheck for New York City’s WNYC radio, Beck Hansen called in to discuss his Song Reader project. The episode also featured various interpretations of Beck’s songs, including one of “Old Shanghai” by The Magnetic Fields’ Stephin Merritt, who performed the song on a toy piano. Take a listen to the full episode here (scroll to the 10:30 mark to hear Merritt’s performance).

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