Beck Covers John Lennon's "Love"

beck_hansen_0100If the last few weeks have been any indication, winter seems to be the season for cover songs. Between The Flaming Lips, The Joy Formidable, Ke$ha and more, there hasn’t been any shortage of classics getting a new lease on life. Beck‘s new cover of John Lennon‘s “Love” only cements that tradition. Made for Starbucks’ fifth compilation album, Sweetheart 2014, “Love,” originally from Lennon’s 1970 Plastic Ono Band album, sits alongside tracks by Vampire Weekend, ThaoThe Head and The Heart, and many more in an easy listening covers paradise. Check out the new song, along with the track listing below, and pick up Sweetheart 2014 beginning Feb. 4.

01 Jim James “ Turn Your Lights Down Low (Bob Marley cover)
02 Vampire Weekend “ Con Te Partirí² (Inspired by the Andrea Bocelli recording)
03 Beck “ Love (John Lennon cover)
04 Phosphorescent “ Tomorrow Is A Long Time (Bob Dylan cover)
05 The Head and the Heart “ Don’t Forget Me (Harry Nilsson cover)
06 Valerie June “ Happy or Lonesome (the Carter Family cover)
07 Bahamas “ Always on My Mind (Willie Nelson cover)
08 Thao “ If You Were Mine (Ray Charles cover)
09 Ben Harper “ Fade Into You (Mazzy Star cover)
10 Fiona Apple “ I’m In The Middle of a Riddle (Anton Karas cover)
11 Brandi Carlile “ The Chain (Fleetwood Mac cover)
12 Blake Mills “ I Hope (Bobby Charles cover)
13 Sharon Jones “ Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours (Stevie Wonder cover)

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