The 2008 Common Studios hearth destroyed a double album of Hank Williams covers recorded by Beck.
Over 118,000 assets from artists like Nirvana, R.E.M, Soundgarden, Janet Jackson, Eminem, and Nine Inch Nails were burned up in the blaze, and Beck is still mourning some of the substance he dropped, specially a document devoted to the country legend.
„In 2001, I went into the studio and recorded 24 Hank Williams handles and did a complete double-album of solo addresses of Hank Williams gospel, honky-tonk music,“ he instructed NME. „It was one thing I did probably a calendar year prior to I did (2002 album) Sea Improve. That’s likely misplaced. Possibly a ton of some others. I have tape cassettes of things like that all over, but as much as masters they’re most likely long gone.“
Beck promises he asked bosses at Universal for his learn tapes above and around yet again ahead of the fireplace destroyed a warehouse of masters, and he was at first unaware of the scale of the destruction the blaze brought about.
„No person talked about it,“ he stated, accusing Common executives of neglecting to inform him his masters experienced been destroyed. „I negotiated 20 many years back to consider and get handle of my masters. I wasn’t keen to go to war for it, but it is really something I have asked many times. I desire that I had been capable to make copies.
„I know, for occasion, a history like Sea Alter, there are dozens and dozens of reels of all sorts of tunes and ideas that never got finalised or finished that must have found the light-weight of working day someday, but in all probability would not.“