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Kanye West – ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’

17 Nov

One of five album covers available for MBDTF

In a year that saw his media popularity decline significantly following Taylorgate (as if he wasn’t struggling enough before that), it was important for Kanye West to focus primarily on his next musical project and produce an album that would make the world forget about his mistakes outside of the recording studio.

In the summer, Kanye begun a weekly series of free downloads known as ‘G.O.O.D. Fridays’ (referring to his G.O.O.D Music record label) that increased the anticipation of a project that was already eagerly awaited upon following the left-field offering of his previous album ‘808s & Heartbreaks.’ The release of West’s short film Runaway also contained songs from MBDTF on its soundtrack, giving fans a sneak preview of the project.

Although ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ will not be officially released until November 22nd, I have obtained a preview copy of the album, and below is a track-by-track review of the album: Continue reading