Lost In the World

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About Lost In the World

"Lost in the World" is a song by American hip hop recording artist Kanye West from his fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010). The song features vocals by Justin Vernon of indie folk band Bon Iver, as well as sampling his 2009 song "Woods". It also contains portions of "Soul Makossa" written by Manu Dibango, and samples of "Comment No. 1", performed by Gil Scott-Heron. It was produced by West and Jeff Bhasker, who wrote the track with Vernon and Malik Jones. "Lost in the World" was initially leaked on September 29, 2010 and was 6 minutes and 4 seconds long. The version on the album was split up into two parts, with the outro becoming a new track entitled "Who Will Survive in America". The song received acclaim from music critics, who praised the atmospheric production, the appearance of Vernon, and West's verse. The verse by West was described as one of the most poetic of his career, with the song being cited as one of the strongest on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. "Lost in the World" was featured during the closing credits of Runaway, a 35-minute short film directed by West set with music from the album. The song peaked at number 104 on the South Korean Gaon Chart. A music video was directed by Ruth Hogben, featuring black and white cinematography, frantic dancing by models and a brief cameo by West. The music video received positive reviews from critics. 


Year:
2010
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I'm up in the woods
I'm down on my mind
I'm building a still
To slow down time

I'm up in the woods
I'm down on my mind
I'm building a still
To slow down the time

I'm up in the woods
I'm down on my line
I'm building a still
Down the time ooh

I'm lost in the world
Been down my whole life
I'm new in the city
And I'm down for the night
Down for the night
Said she's down for the night

Down the time
I'm lost in the world
Been down my whole life
I'm new in the city
But I'm down for the night
Down for the night, down for the night

You're my devil, you're my angel
You're my Heaven, you're my Hell
You're my now, you're my forever
You're my freedom, you're my jail
You're my lies, you're my truth
You're my war, you're my truce
You're my questions, you're my proof
You're my stress and you're my masseuse
Ma-ma-se, ma-ma-se, ma-ma-ku-sa
Lost in this plastic light
Let's break out of this fake ass party
Turn this into a classic night
If we die in each other's arms
Still get laid in that afterlife
If we die in each other's arms
Still get laid yeah

I'm up in the woods (run from the lights, run from the night)
Run for your life
I'm new in the city
And I'm down for the night
Down for the night, down for the night

I'm lost in the world
Been down my whole life
I'm new in the city
But I'm down for the night
Down for the night, down for the night

Who will survive in America?
Who will survive in America? (Down for the night)
Who will survive in America?
Who will survive in America?

I'm lost in the world
Been down my whole life
I'm new in the city
And I'm down for the ride, known for the ride

I'm lost in the world
Been down my whole life
I'm new in the city
But I'm down for the night
Down for the night, for a good time

Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Whoa whoa whoa
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Whoa whoa whoa
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Whoa whoa whoa
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Hey oh wow oh
Whoa whoa

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Kanye West

Kanye Omari West ( /ˈkɑːnjeɪ/; born June 8, 1977) is an American musician, film director and fashion designer. West first rose to fame as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records, where he eventually achieved recognition for his work on Jay-Z's album The Blueprint, as well as hit singles for musical artists including Alicia Keys, Ludacris, and Janet Jackson. His style of production originally used pitched-up vocal samples from soul songs incorporated with his own drums and instruments. However, subsequent productions saw him broadening his musical palette and expressing influences encompassing '70s R&B, baroque pop, trip hop, arena rock, folk, alternative, electronica, synthpop, and classical music. more »

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Written by: Jeff Bhasker, Kanye West, James Brown, Manu Dibango, Gil Scott-Heron, Justin Vernon, Edwin J Bocage, Alfred Scramuzza, Alfred Scamuzza, Edwin Bocage, Gil Scott Heron, Jeffrey Bhasker, Edwin J. Bocage, Justin Deyarmond Edison Vernon, Kanye Omari West

Lyrics © WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC, BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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