Beck

Everyone Wants to be Beck

by McCutcheon
cowboy hat
three piece suit
mr. Handsome Hansen of
country twang hip hop beats
two turntables and a microphone

everyone wants to be Beck
the musical renaissance man
the maverick renegade

everybody wants to be Beck
what the fuck
hell why not

nursery rhymes swim
in the shallow end of Beck's mind
Beck can do the splits
and speak Spanish

Beck likes imported cheese
but not MTV (and still makes fashionable videos)

When Kurt Cobain killed himself
the first news reports were coming over the info waves-
a blond floppy haired mid-twenties pop star killed himself
Someone said, "Oh please let it be Beck!"
But no.
it was Kurt, the new king of punk integrity

...and Beck later got a Devil's Haircut
everyone wants to be Beck
what the fuck
hell why not
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