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News: Drake Names Song Titles From ‘Take Care’

July 22, 2011 · Posted in news · 5 Comments 


Drizzy recently hinted the name of the first single from his Take Care album will be titled “Headlines“. The track produced by Boi-1da and 40 was confirmed by ATF.

Now, in an exclusive listening session with Rolling Stone Drake confirmed 3 more track names: “Shot For Me”, “Free Spirit” featuring Rick Ross and “The Real Her” with Lil Wayne. Read an explanation of the tracks below courtesy of Rolling Stone.

“He cues up several tracks in various states of completion, all of which sit squarely in the sparse, somber register that’s become his trademark. “Shot for Me,” the likely album opener, is a marvel of melancholy bravado: He sings “Bitch, I’m the man” in a moan that undercuts the brag, over a beat (courtesy of Shebib) that pairs aching synthesizer notes with an exhilarating barrage of high-hats. Other highlights include “Free Spirit,” featuring Rick Ross and the refrain “Tat my name on you so I know it’s real,” and “The Real Her,” a narcotically woozy love song with detuned pianos and a Lil Wayne guest spot. Drake is also looking forward to collaborating with Abel Tesfaye, a.k.a. buzzy R&B gloomster the Weeknd — and, if he gets his wish, veteran beatsmith DJ Premier, Florence and the Machine’s Florence Welch, and the xx’s Jamie Smith. “No matter who’s on it, it goes through the Drake filter,” Shebib says. “He’s so hands-on about how everything sounds.”

His sophmore album Take Care is due October 24th. Read the full Rolling Stone article here.


5 Responses to “News: Drake Names Song Titles From ‘Take Care’”

  1. yowtf on July 22nd, 2011 7:47 pm

    Can’t wait … OMG …


  2. Carter on July 22nd, 2011 8:54 pm

    DRIZZY! Looking forward to that song with Lil Wayne. :D


  3. I invented swag on July 23rd, 2011 12:55 am

    drop the single already ive been waitng


  4. RaDiAnX on July 23rd, 2011 7:53 am

    Waiting waiting waiting !!! :D


  5. Kiran on July 25th, 2011 12:28 am

    YESSSS Florence and The Machine! :D


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