Street Lights

Album: 808s & Heartbreak (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • On this track West sings about the journey his life so far has taken him. He knows his destination, but he's "just not there."
  • Canadian singer-songwriter Esthero provides the female backing vocals and has a songwriting credit for this song. Esthero also co-penned "Robocop" and "Love Lockdown" on 808s & Heartbreak. She'd previously provided the voice of the spaceship J.A.N.E. on West's Glow in the Dark tour.

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