MTV News, citing "sources close to the artist," is reporting that Beck will be releasing a new album within the next 4-6 weeks.
Beck's publicist and his label have yet to confirm the imminent release, but it's true that he has been at work in the studio on his new Danger Mouse-produced disc, featuring collaborations with Cat Power, among others.
Beck remains on tour in the U.S. and Europe throughout the summer. Here are the remaining 2008 Beck tour dates.
06.25 Arendal, Norway - Hove Festival
06.27 Berlin, Germany - Columbiahalle
06.28 St. Gallen, Switzerland - St. Gallen Festival
06.30 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
07.01 Southampton, England - Guildhall
07.02 Manchester, England - Apollo
07.04 London, England - Hyde Park (O2 Wireless Festival)
07.06 Werchter, Belgium - Rock Werchter Festival
07.07 Paris, France - Olympia
07.09 Madrid, Spain - La Riviera
07.10 Lisbon, Portugal - Super Bock Super Rock Festival
08.22 San Francisco, CA - Golden Gate Park (Outside Lands Festival)
08.24 Bend, OR - Les Schwab Amphitheater
08.30 Seattle, WA - Bumbershoot Festival
09.20 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
09.27 Austin, TX - Zilker Park (Austin City Limits Festival)