Here's the Kurt Cobain Song Kanye West and Kid Cudi Sampled on 'Kids See Ghosts'

The final track on 'Kids See Ghosts' samples an unfinished Kurt Cobain song which finally saw the light of day as part of a documentary about the Nirvana frontman's life.

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While Kanye West and Kid Cudi's joint album Kids See Ghosts hasn't hit streaming services just yet, the project's listening party in Los Angeles happened last night and there are already some important of details about it based on the snippets and videos from the event, as spotted on Pitchfork.

Streamed live on the same WAV app that West's listening party for ye was broadcast on, the album features appearances from Yasiin Bey, Pusha-T, and Ty Dolla Sign, jazz samples and lyrical nods to dystopian novel and television series The Handmaid's Tale.

On the album's final track, however, Kurt Cobain's "Burn the Rain" is a pretty dominant sample, as heard in the video clips from the night. While the tracklist is on both Tidal and Google Play, the actual name of the final track has not been confirmed yet because the tracklist doesn't appear to match up to what the songs are.


— Def Jam Recordings (@defjam) June 8, 2018

The song, from the album Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings, is part of a collection of half-finished songs that accompany the 2015 documentary of the same name. The film features journals, monologues, and family videos from Cobain himself. It's apt inspiration to pull from, considering both artists' openness in discussing mental health and substance abuse on their previous albums, and it's a theme that's likely found its way onto this album as well.

While the world waits to hear the album in full, you can watch the live stream footage on WAV.

Listen to Cobain's "Burn The Rain" above.

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