"I don’t have any connection or affiliation with it..."

Beck is no longer a Scientologist, it seems.

The American artist has been closely associated with the controversial American faith, with his father becoming an early member.

However Beck has never been vocal about any involvement with Scientology, unlike high profile members such as Tom Cruise.

New album 'Hyperspace' has brought renewed attention, with Sydney Morning Herald deciding to broach the question of faith.

Beck's response denied that he is a Scientologist, before adding he has always "tended to do my own thing..."

He said: “I think there’s a misconception that I am a Scientologist. I’m not a Scientologist. I don’t have any connection or affiliation with it.”

Beck added: “My father has been a Scientologist for a long time, but I’ve pretty much just focused on my music and my work for most of my life, and tended to do my own thing. I think it’s just something people ran with.”

Beck's long-term partner Marissa Ribisi is also a Scientologist - the two married in 2004, but separated earlier this year.

'Hyperspace' is out now.

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