Flashing Lights by Kanye West
Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of 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.
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