The Official Kanye West "808s and Heartbreak" Thread

September 10, 2008 @ 19:16:44
Seriously...I felt Rick Rolled when the chorus came in. I lol'd, paused, then realised it was the same CDQ on his blog. Even if it's a rough copy, this isn't like re-doing the drums on Stronger, sounds like the tape got chewed up & the whole thing sounds off.
September 10, 2008 @ 19:20:49
Ehhhh I think he needs to come out with a better quality version

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September 10, 2008 @ 19:20:51
I'm not feeling it. I'm tired of the autotune garbage. However, I'm still looking forward to the album.
September 10, 2008 @ 19:25:29
i think ill stick to the live version
September 10, 2008 @ 19:28:06
sounds like shit
September 10, 2008 @ 19:28:56
i think if he could recapture the energy of the chorus he had in the live version and keep the rest of this edition it would dope.

shit i might try to do it myself when i get the feeling...
September 10, 2008 @ 19:38:06
i think if he could recapture the energy of the chorus he had in the live version and keep the rest of this edition it would dope.

shit i might try to do it myself when i get the feeling...


do it. thatd be tight
September 10, 2008 @ 19:44:11
Rahrahrahnfoahfodhofvlcvosfuck.

Grammar please. tongueface


September 10, 2008 @ 20:04:22
WHAT THE FUCK??????

im listening to the mp3 right now.....shitsweak
September 10, 2008 @ 20:09:26
I would be lieing if i didn't say this sounds like a definite influence on this song!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfwBoumNpmc
September 10, 2008 @ 20:21:59
Don't know if it's been answered yet, but just to let you guys know, that "808's and Heartbreak" cover with the Roland is not the real deal. Someone on the Kanye Live website made it.
September 10, 2008 @ 20:32:38
^EXACTLY. and i posted the real one as did todrunktowalk.



do ya'll not read?

i posted this album cover a couple pages back and todrunk2walk posted it as well in his post and ya'll are still arguing over the makeshift album cover in paint. wtf. anything to argue and bicker online.
September 10, 2008 @ 20:38:27
WOW ive listn to it 5 times...... i like it... i dont know why but its a chill song reminds me of viva la vida by cold play. i also like how all u *****s be saying o it sucks and shit when we know everybody will be buying his album and jumping back on the dick.
September 10, 2008 @ 20:46:52
But that's just the cover for the single.


Notice how the cover just says Love Lockdown, which is the single.
September 10, 2008 @ 20:49:17
WOW ive listn to it 5 times...... i like it... i dont know why but its a chill song reminds me of viva la vida by cold play. i also like how all u *****s be saying o it sucks and shit when we know everybody will be buying his album and jumping back on the dick.

of course people will buy the album, that doesn't mean its good. and the people that are willing to post here expect greatness from kanye. Essentially this thread is dissappointed, at worst, at the direction he's taking with the autotune/emo thing but are willing to see where it goes (i.e. the album).

This song doesn't bang like Stronger, Diamonds and Jesus Walks did in the past (ignoring Through the Wire, which I feel was an oppurtunistic first single)..
September 10, 2008 @ 20:58:57
The chorus kills the song. I love the rest of it.
September 10, 2008 @ 21:42:06
Still is disbelief that this is the final/mastered version
I mean you hear Ye clapping in the background during the hook like it's a studio demo for the song. Who knows. Guess time will tell
September 10, 2008 @ 21:44:26
Definitely better live. Not sure what he's trying to go for on the chorus. Im still diging the song though...even if it's just to download that hoe to my ipod and blast this in the whip when im drunk as fuck. I cant wait to see all the sould sample, auto tune hating Kanye fans disown him now though...that shits gonna be funny/epic.

co-sign. def sounded better live
September 10, 2008 @ 21:50:28
^EXACTLY. and i posted the real one as did todrunktowalk.

do ya'll not read?

i posted this album cover a couple pages back and todrunk2walk posted it as well in his post and ya'll are still arguing over the makeshift album cover in paint. wtf. anything to argue and bicker online.


we were talking about the other cover....the 808 shit
September 10, 2008 @ 22:06:05
still think it's dope


Me two.
September 11, 2008 @ 00:43:25
September 11, 2008 @ 00:44:48
do it. thatd be tight

love lockdown.mp3 - 5.47MB

this is cdq with the live hooks spliced in... just for fun
September 11, 2008 @ 01:09:47
jaded
The chorus kills the song. I love the rest of it.


that's exactly where i stand right now. needs to clean that chorus up and it'll be good. it needs that intensity it had live.

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September 11, 2008 @ 01:56:28
love lockdown.mp3 - 5.47MB

this is cdq with the live hooks spliced in... just for fun

Thanks sounds better & he should of saved that single cover for the album.
September 11, 2008 @ 02:19:22
love lockdown is 10X better live than on studio quality from what ive heard so far
September 11, 2008 @ 02:39:52
This need the heavenly mixing skills of Manny Marroquin!

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September 11, 2008 @ 04:20:33
i swear to god if kanye uses the fucking vocoder on his album ill be pissed. he doesnt need that shit to make a great album. college dropout = no vocoder = classic


He should leave the vocoder to roger troutman. kanye does'nt sound good

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September 11, 2008 @ 09:27:13
^ the way it should have been done. I also don't think this is the official final CDQ version. i think he's pulling a Lollipop. I'm sure you all remember how fucking horrible Lollipop was when it first hit the internet, but Wayne surprised us all with the official version once the video hit.


I damn sure hope so, because so far the studio version is weak as hell. The chorus is really wack...very un-kanye, at least I think.
September 11, 2008 @ 11:09:07

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