What Kanye West’s “Runaway” & Elvis Have in Common: An Excerpt From Kirk Walker Graves’ 33⅓ Book on ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’

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In the introduction to his book on Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kirk Walker Graves acknowledges the argument that a four-year-old album should not be memorialized with a volume in Bloombury’s 33 1/3 series on classic albums. But he also makes a convincing case for why he did exactly that in the subsequent chapters, which analyze the album’s songs one by one after 50 pages of general (and brilliant) Kanye scholarship.

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