Rocker Beck surprised fans on Monday (17Feb14) by allowing his long-awaited new album to stream online for free, a week before its official release date.

Devotees of the Loser hitmaker have waited six years for the star to release a follow-up to 2008 record Modern Guilt, and he is now letting eager fans stream his 12th studio album, Morning Phase, in its entirety on website

Beck's latest effort, which will hit shelves on 24 February (14), is slated as a sequel to his critically-acclaimed 2002 album Sea Change.

Beck previously announced his comeback will include two albums. He is planning to release a second, as-yet-untitled record later in the year (14).