Stephin Merritt "Old Shanghai" (Beck cover)

Stephin Merritt "Old Shanghai" (Beck cover)
Now that Beck has released his Song Reader sheet music album, it's fair to assume that we'll be hearing renditions of his work shortly. The latest cover comes courtesy of Magnetic Fields mastermind Stephin Merritt.

In a visit to WNYC radio, Merritt offered up his own delicate, gentle version of Beck's "Old Shanghai." He also offered up an in-depth interview on the work.

Check out Stephin Merritt's take on "Old Shanghai" below by skipping ahead to the 10:30 mark.