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Hear Jeff Beck's First New Studio Track in Five Years, "Tribal"

On May 19, guitar legend Jeff Beck will release Live+, a new, mostly live album.

We say "mostly live" because it also contains two of his first new studio recordings since his last studio album, 2010's Emotion & Commotion.

Today you can check out one of the new songs, "Tribal."

"'Tribal' was the first thing I came up with, on day one of the LA recording sessions," Beck told Rolling Stone. "It was meant to be for extreme club/dance-type music, and it went through several radical changes that just didn't work. So with Ruth [Lorenzo]'s vocal we stripped it back to just me and Veronica [Bellino, drummer], with Rhonda [Smith]'s bass dubbed later, which brought back the wild roughness I was originally after."

Note that the album's two new tracks are merely a teaser for the studio album Beck has been working on for more than a year.

Live+, which will be issued via Atco Records, can be pre-ordered here.

The guitarist will spend the next two weeks playing shows in the Midwest.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.