Lost Cause (song)

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"Lost Cause"
Single by Beck
from the album Sea Change
Format Promo Single
Genre Alternative rock, folk rock, space rock[1]
Label Geffen Records
Writer(s) Beck Hansen
Producer(s) Nigel Godrich
Beck singles chronology
"Nicotine & Gravy"
"Lost Cause"
"Guess I'm Doing Fine"
Sea Change track listing
  1. "The Golden Age"
  2. "Paper Tiger"
  3. "Guess I'm Doing Fine"
  4. "Lonesome Tears"
  5. "Lost Cause"
  6. "End of the Day" (originally titled "Nothing I Haven't Seen")
  7. "It's All in Your Mind"
  8. "Round the Bend"
  9. "Already Dead"
  10. "Sunday Sun"
  11. "Little One"
  12. "Side of the Road"
  13. "Ship in the Bottle" (Japanese version only)

"Lost Cause" is the fifth song by Beck from his fifth major-label studio album, Sea Change. It was released as a promo single.

Music video[edit]

Two music videos were made for "Lost Cause", both being directed by Garth Jennings. The original video features an effigy of Beck falling from the sky.[2] It was produced entirely in Adobe Photoshop. The second version just features the band playing the song.

Compilation albums[edit]


  1. ^ "Beck Sea Change". 
  2. ^ "'Lost Cause' (version 1)". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 

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