Arthur Russell – “Answers Me”

Year: 1986

Album: World of Echo

This has been a hell of a weekend right? I don’t have the time, energy, or Tidal subscription to process the new Kanye album, but I will share Arthur Russell’s “Answers Me” that Kanye sampled on “30 Hours.” It’s such a strange and formless atmosphere that sounds more like a sketch than a final song, so it’s a testament to Kanye’s ability as a producer to use this song to create this: