Beck made his long-awaited return to Saturday Night Live last night. His first appearance in eight years, and seventh to date, came in support of his new album, Morning Phase. He first performed a reverb-heavy rendition of “Blue Moon” accompanied by a band that included Father John Misty’s J. Tillman. For his second performance, he unfurled a gorgeous version of “Wave” alongside Tillman and a string orchestra. Replay both performances, along with his SNL promo video, below.
Morning Phase is out now via Capitol Records. Read Zach Schonfeld’s review of the album and stream the entire thing in full, read our dissection of his vast catalogue, and check out his 30 best cover songs. Beck’ed out yet? Never.