Flashing Lights by Kanye West

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Flashing Lights by Kanye West

Thursday, 17 June

Man, isn't being a celebrity awesome? Trips to Florida, weather so breezy, getting flashed by the paparazzi—oh wait a minute. This life can be tough. And Kanye fully expresses how strenuous this lifestyle can be on one of his most beautiful songs: Flashing Lights. Chris and Travis go line-by-line through the track to expose how the heavy irony on display calls back to an earlier section in the album's narrative. If you'd like to support the show (and hear this episode ad-free), then join our Patreon community: https://www.patreon.com/KanyePodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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