Roses by Kanye West

Roses by Kanye West

By New School Critics

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

Tuesday, 9 March

Roses is one of the most cherished Kanye West songs—it's also one of the more complicated tracks from Late Registration. It's a song that feels optimistic and uplifting and downtrodden and dour all at the same time. On today's episode, Chris and Travis try to navigate those troubling waters as they break down the song's key samples and interpolations and fit Roses into the album's larger narrative. If you'd like to hear the show ad-free, then support us over on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/KanyePodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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