Dating video losers


The moment where Beck is wearing a Star Wars mask is often censored for copyright reasons.

The work's only clip shot on video rather than film is the one depicting famous mountain dancer Jesco White wearing a white satin shirt and dancing on a picnic table.

If I’d known the impact it was going to make, I would have put something a little more substantial in it." The relationship between Beck and Stephenson soured after the release of "Loser" as a single.

Geffen were involved and they wanted to make it to more of an organized place, one with a bigger budget and better distribution." The song also charted in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe.The clip was shot by director Julian Nitzberg and was added to the final cut on the last day of editing."Loser" ranked sixth in the music video category in the 1994 Village Voice Pazz & Jop poll.Stephenson recorded a brief guitar part from one of Beck's songs onto an 8-track, looped it, and added a drum track to it.According to Beck, the line that became the song's chorus originated because "When [Stephenson] played it back, I thought, 'Man, I'm the worst rapper in the world, I'm just a loser.' So I started singing 'I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me.'" Beck acknowledged the impact of folk on the song, saying "I'd realized that a lot of what folk music is about taking a tradition and reflecting your own time."Loser's" worldwide success shot Beck into a position of attention, and the media dubbed him the center of the new so-called "slacker" movement.

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