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Kip Winger With A Protein Shake: The Punknology According to Beck

Gerrie Lim, Big O, April 1994

THOSE OPENING NOTES attempt to warn you: a slinky salvo of slide guitar and then some hip-hop percussion, and then some dude starts rapping, wending up to the chorus refrain: "I'm a loser, baby, so why don't you kill me?" This is Beck, this is his single, "Loser," and this is the latest blue-chip A&R find of our historic year of slackerhood 1994.

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