Tropicalia (song)

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"Tropicalia"
Beck - Tropicalia.jpg
Single by Beck
from the album Mutations
B-side "Halo of Gold" / "Black Balloon"
Released 7 December 1998 (UK)
Format 7", CD
Genre Tropicalia
Length 3:23
Label Geffen
GFS 22365 (UK, 7")
GFSTD-22365 (UK, CD)
Songwriter(s) Beck Hansen
Producer(s) Nigel Godrich and Beck Hansen
Beck singles chronology
"Deadweight"
(1997)
"Tropicalia"
(1998)
"Cold Brains"
(1999)
"Deadweight"
(1997)
"Tropicalia"
(1998)
"Cold Brains"
(1999)

"Tropicalia" is a song by Beck, from the 1998 album Mutations. It was released as a single in the UK in December 1998. The B-side "Halo of Gold" is a drastically reworked cover version of "Furry Heroine (Halo of Gold)" by Skip Spence.

Track listings[edit]

7"[edit]

  1. "Tropicalia" – 3:23
  2. "Halo of Gold" – 4:29

CD[edit]

  1. "Tropicalia" – 3:23
  2. "Halo of Gold" – 4:29
  3. "Black Balloon" – 3:30

Personnel[edit]

  • "Tropicalia" (Beck Hansen)
    Produced by Nigel Godrich and Beck Hansen
    Mixed by Nigel Godrich
    Beck Hansen: vocals
    Roger Joseph Manning Jr.: synthesizer, organ, percussion
    Justin Meldal-Johnsen: acoustic bass, percussion
    Joey Waronker: drums, percussion, synth drums
    Smokey Hormel: percussion, cuíca, acoustic guitar
    David Ralicke: flute, trombone
  • "Halo of Gold" (Alexander Lee Spence)
    Produced by Beck Hansen
    Engineered by Beck Hansen and Mickey Petralia
    Programming by Beck Hansen and Mickey Petralia
    Beck Hansen: vocals, keyboards and guitars
    Justin Meldal-Johnsen: bass
    Roger Joseph Manning Jr.: keyboards
  • "Black Balloon" (Beck Hansen)
    Recorded by Beck Hansen
    Programming, keyboards, bass by Beck Hansen

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