Nausea
by Beck

Album: The Information (2006)

Songfacts®:

  • Beck says this song is intended "to sound like The Stooges in South America." The song has a very funky bass and drum part, mixed with an acoustic guitar.
  • When Beck played this on The Late Show with David Letterman, actor Sacha Baron Cohen came out during the performance dressed as his character from the movie Borat. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bert - Pueblo, NM, for above 2

Comments: 2

  • Matt from San Rafael, AntarticaI love the power in the acoustic guitar. I think that's what Beck was shooting for. At the 'climax' of the song I always get a rush of excitement. It's great for driving!
  • Cornflakes from Bfe, TnPossibly the worst track from "The Information" and, for me, definitely lives up to its title.
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