Amy Winehouse Like Smoke
November 4, 2011 by staff
Amy Winehouse Like Smoke, The world had its first contact with the forthcoming posthumous album of Amy Winehouse, Leona: Hidden Treasures, when the late singer duet with rapper Nas friend premiered in New York Hot 97 on Wednesday.
The song of the album, due December 6, is called “like smoke” and was recorded in May 2008 and produced by longtime collaborator Salaam Remi Amy. Give Winehouse sings in his signature accent a slurry blues classic Motown pessimistic as Mr. Jones serves up some of his verses with knots.
In fact, while Winehouse sings the hook of five lines in the song is Nas, who does the heavy lifting, with two thick lines full of references to his personal tribulations, love and marriage to taxes, the recession and long before that was one thing, a monster line on a high “no protest on Wall Street with me.”
“I never wanted to be my man / I just need your company,” Winehouse sings about a loping pace, gliding strings and subtle drums and flute. “I do not want to rely on / Your time is lost as you love me / like smoke, I was everything.”
Then it’s up to Nas, because the MC is his first shot off fast verse: “There is a movie, it’s not a script or edit / I’ll spit some falsehoods to fools fools and groupies / Fun to rate , Declare the funds to do. ” The rapper, who split with wife Kelis in 2009, then it seems to be personal, rhyme, “as a polygamist, with a touch / Will I marry again? Perhaps, I suppose / to keep the interest of a Madam, I just / academic love, the master of pets. ”
Winehouse and Nas long time friends with the singer’s name-dropping his new friend York on “Me and Mr. Jones” from her breakthrough album Back to Black.
Despite a press release on the album that the song was traced as far back as early 2008, second verse, Nas “feels removed from the headlines.” Yo, this recession is a test /’s affecting my skin / my Redirection affection / My concerns are collections bill “, which rhymes, will complain about the tax collector come after him and some impropriety on the part of the manipulators of their money.” Evaluation of World Bank trust’m IEG ” he adds. “Tall freak, not Wall Street protest with me / She said, no, you’re so deep.”
He ends his second stanza with a tribute to Winehouse, rap, “New York to the UK that could be there / Everybody in the club tonight say ‘Yes’ / You know how me and Amy are the players directly.”
On Thursday (November 3), Hot 97 also released another song from the album, “Our Day Will Come”, the funky reggae, Amy taking in the 1960s doo-wop tune by Ruby & the Romantics.
Winehouse died in July at age 27 as a result of excessive alcohol intake. Some of the proceeds from album sales will go to Amy Winehouse Foundation, a charity set up by the singer’s family to fight addiction.
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