To put it mildly, second single 'Heartless' isn't exactly a warm and cosy affair. A dark, introspective slice of minor key pop, it finds an Auto-Tuned West lamenting the collapse of his relationship. "Well I got homies," he admits at one point, "But in the end it's still so lonely". Making 808s seems to have served as an alternative form of therapy for the star, but as this terrific track shows, the soul-bearing has propelled him to new creative peaks.
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