Life in Marvelous Times

Album: The Ecstatic (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the first single release from The Ecstatic, Mos Def's first album in three years.
  • This is one of several tracks on The Ecstatic that was inspired by Barack Obama's presidential nomination. Mos Def told Rolling Stone: "A lot of things I've been writing about are in the air since Barack's candidacy. I feel good about all of it."

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