Hear Beck’s Moody ‘Tarantula,’ Recorded for ‘Roma’ Soundtrack

Hear Beck’s Moody ‘Tarantula,’ Recorded for ‘Roma’ Soundtrack
Beck recorded an ornate cover of Colourbox’s “Tarantula,” a song later made famous by This Mortal Coil, for his contribution to a compilation of songs inspired by Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar-nominated film Roma. The song is a slow build, as orchestral strings and piano provide a moody bed for Beck’s reverb-saturated vocals; eventually, percussion joins in for a big outro. Leslie Feist and Alex Lilly contributed backing vocals to the recording.

It’s starkly different from the synth-driven version Colourbox first released as the B side to their
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