Aug 292012

Like the rest of hip hop superstar Kanye West’s fourth album 808 & Heartbreaks, “See You In My Nightmares” ain’t like many other of West’s earlier, more upbeat hits about dropping out of college, his climb to the top, societal problems, and the like. While it didn’t garner as much attention as its equally sobering album-mates, “Love Lockdown” and “Heartless,” “See You In My Nightmares” is just as riddled with the rhythms of a different subject: loss and the bitterness of heartbreak. West comes at it all with an Auto-Tuned voice, Lil Wayne, and a heavy, synthy beat, but Cloud 9’s take is softer and perhaps even a little grittier. Continue reading »