Beck Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Beck's two albums Odelay was ranked #305 and Sea Change was ranked #440 on Rolling Stone magazine's The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

    • Beck's hit "Loser" was ranked #63 on VH1's 100 Best Songs of the Past 25 Years.

    • Beck's music video "Loser" was ranked #57 on VH1's 100 Greatest Videos.

    • Beck was ranked #70 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.

    • Beck's music video "Loser" was ranked #64 on MTV's 100 Greatest Videos Ever Made.

    • Beck married Marissa Ribisi, the twin sister of Giovanni Ribisi, in April 2004, shortly before the birth of their son, Cosimo Henri Hansen.

    • Beck's album The Information gave Beck his third straight Top 10 studio album peak on the Billboard 200, reaching #7.

    • Beck's album Guero debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts, selling 162,000 copies in the first week and giving Beck his best week ever in terms of commercial sales and chart position.

    • Beck's 2002 album Sea Change became his first U.S. Top 10 album, reaching # 8.

    • Midnite Vultures was nominated for Best Album at the Grammys in 1999.

    • Beck's 1996 album Odelay received double-platinum status and earned an impressive number of industry awards, including two Grammys.

    • To support himself in the early 1990s, he took a variety of low-paying, dead-end jobs, and even lived in a shed, all the while continuing to develop his music.

    • Both of Beck's parents are Scientologists.

    • Beck Discography

      Major label albums:
      Mellow Gold, Odelay, Mutations, Midnite Vultures, Sea Change, Guero, The Information

      Remix albums:

      Independent releases:
      Stereopathetic Soulmanure, One Foot in the Grave

      Unofficial releases:
      Golden Feelings, A Western Harvest Field by Moonlight

      Loser, Pay No Mind (Snoozer), Beercan, It's All In Your Mind, Where It's At, Devils Haircut, The New Pollution, Sissyneck, Jack-Ass, Deadweight, Tropicalia, Cold Brains, Nobody's Fault But My Own, Sexx Laws, Mixed Bizness, Lost Cause, Nicotine & Gravy, E-Pro, Girl, Hell Yes, Nausea, Cell phone's dead.

    • A total of six of Beck's songs have been played on The O.C. - and all in one episode ( 215-The Mallpisode). They were "Girl," "E-Pro," "Que Onda Guero," "Scarecrow," "Missing," and "True Love Will Find You In The End."

    • In 2001, Beck recorded the song "Diamond Dogs" for the movie Moulin Rouge.

    • Beck's song "Blackhole" was in the 2002 movie City of Ghosts.

    • His song "Dead Melodies" was in the 2002 movie Adaptation. starring Nicolas Cage.

    • Beck's song "The Golden Age" was on the series Six Feet Under.

    • Beck's song "He's a Mighty Good Leader" was in the 2003 movie Holes.

    • His song "Lost Cause" was in the movie Along Came Polly.

    • His song titled "Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime" is on the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind soundtrack.

    • His song "E-Pro" has been played on the show Entourage.

    • "Que Onda Guero," off of his album Guero has been played on the TV show Green Wing.

    • The song "Que Onda Guero" has been played on the TV show Entourage.

    • His song "Que Onda Guero" has been on the TV show Scrubs.

    • Beck's song "Strange Invitation" appears on the Just Like Heaven Soundtrack.

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