'Morning Phase' has been long awaited. During the filming Beck teamed up with many of the same people, who starred at his melancholy break-up gem 'Sea Change' in 2002, an album like 'Morning Phase' in many ways is a natural extension of.
Musically, it means a return to the subdued and folk style, but here are several of the tracks got a discreet psychedelic touch, and the mood is predominantly more uplifting. It will however not be worse. The album is in fact the best and most focused from Beck since just 'Sea Change'.
On the airy psychfolkede 'Morning' sings Beck: "This morning I lost all my defenses." Here are their guard lowered, the largest skepticism packed away, and the singer seems to be ready to embrace life with all that it entails of acidic as sweet. 'Blue Moon' shines with tinkling banjo and a wild tangent piece, 'Wave' is eminently swathed in ethereal strings, 'Country Down' lull beautifully executed dressed wistful pedal steel guitar, and such is the distinguished moments in the queue.
Beck, in other words back at full speed