Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy ℗ 2010 UMG Recordings, Inc. Phrase was never "hell of a." { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_topslot_728x90' }}, I always have a hell of a time trying to get my kids ready for school in the morning. 'cap': true "[24], "Hell of a Life" garnered critical acclaim from critics. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_c", ["arts_entertainment_media"]); 'increment': 1, 'max': 3, "sign-out": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signout?rid=READER_ID" var pbMobileLrSlots = [ name: "_pubcid", { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 100] }}, [14], This article is about the Kanye West song. [7] The song charted on South Korean Gaon Chart at position 57. [27], AbsolutePunk's Drew Beringer stated that the track featured a "sleazy beat", noting that the song "takes us further into West's dark psyche. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, }); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_dc = english"); 3. } [15][16] Aesthetically the production of the song draws from both stoner rock and progressive rock. Death in the Bible does not mean cessation of existence, but refers to separation. googletag.pubads().enableSingleRequest(); }] { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [160, 600] }}, The song was featured during West's Coachella Music Festival setlist and briefly appeared in his short film Runaway, during a dinner sequence. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, They are just too rambunctious for me at that hour. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, Learn more. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, "sign-in": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signin?rid=READER_ID", { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}]; { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, 'max': 36, 'cap': true { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, dfpSlots['topslot_a'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/topslot', [], 'ad_topslot_a').defineSizeMapping(mapping_topslot_a).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'top').setTargeting('hp', 'center').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '194852', size: [300, 250] }}, "100 things Kanye taught GQ: Everything that happens in Runaway", Listen To Kanye West's Full Set From Coachella, "Kanye West Slays Coachella Festival's Last Night", Report: Kanye Raps, Sings, Rants at NYC Gig, "Bon Iver's Justin Vernon on Recording Kanye's Dark Fantasy", Everyone Nose (All the Girls Standing in the Line for the Bathroom), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hell_of_a_Life_(song)&oldid=947407213, Song recordings produced by Mike Dean (record producer), Songs written by Mike Dean (record producer), Articles with dead external links from January 2020, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Mixed by Mike Dean, Anthony Kilhoffer and Andrew Dawson at Electric Lady Studios, NYC & Platinum Sound Recording, NYC – Assisted by Gaylord Holomalia, Christian Mochizuki and Pete Bischoff, Additional drum programming: Anthony Kilhoffer, This page was last edited on 26 March 2020, at 03:03. Kanye West's 'Power' Producer Explains How Song Happened, Inside Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy: 'Hell Of A Life', Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, "Interview: Teyana Taylor Talks Joining G.O.O.D. name: "identityLink", var mapping_leftslot = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([1063, 0], [[120, 600], [160, 600], [300, 600]]).addSize([963, 0], [[120, 600], [160, 600]]).addSize([0, 0], []).build(); [3] Another source of music influence that the track drew from was Kraftwerk, an influential electronic music project from the 1970s. initAdSlotRefresher(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, hell definition: 1. an extremely unpleasant or difficult place, situation, or experience: 2. in some religions, the…. {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pc = dictionary"); { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, var pbHdSlots = [ }, Question: "Is hell literally a place of fire and brimstone?" You wouldn't trade it for anything else cuz you know you couldn't function without it. The song features a production style with influence from rock and heavy metal music, and is notably bombastic and aggressive in nature. Strings Wired Strings. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_tc = resp"); googletag.pubads().disableInitialLoad(); { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_HDX' }}, More on Genius "Hell of a Life" Track Info. ga('send', 'pageview'); Add hell of a to one of your lists below, or create a new one. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, type: "html5", Paul’s words harmonize with Revelation 20:14 where the fate of the incorrigibly wicked is called “the second death” in “the lake of fire. String Arranger Rosie Danvers. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, },{ { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654208' }}, Hell is a priceGranularity: customGranularity, [31] Baron Zach of The Village Voice praised the story and production of the song, stating that the song contained a "great" sample. iasLog("criterion : cdo_ei = hell-of-a"); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, 'max': 30, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [300, 50] }}, Music label. A situation or place of evil, misery, discord, or destruction: "War is hell" (William Tecumseh Sherman). { Add the power of Cambridge Dictionary to your website using our free search box widgets. 's 2008 album, Paper Trail, before it was eventually shelved. Kids began to say "heck of" to keep from getting in trouble w/ parents. While I have a pretty good marriage, I’m not sure the meaning of life, at least for me, fully resides there. to be hell on earth ser un infierno. The abode of the dead in any of various religious traditions, such as the Hebrew Sheol or the Greek Hades; the underworld. } pbjs.que = pbjs.que || []; "sign-up": "https://dictionary.cambridge.org/auth/signup?rid=READER_ID", "loggedIn": false David Amidon of PopMatters commented that much like every song on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, the song "contains an underscore as ambitious as the beats upfront", concluding that tracks "Hell of a Life" and "So Appalled" alone "carry enough auditory sugar to make listening to this album on any regular sort of listening device almost a fool's errand. iasLog("exclusion label : resp"); The song received mostly positive reviews from music critics who noted the song for its sexual subject matter, praising the performance provided by West and the aesthetically pleasing imagery created by the song. pbjs.que.push(function() { {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]] } }, hell of a: impressive. googletag.cmd.push(function() { { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [120, 600] }}, 2. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, 3. a. [15][16][19] The primarily bombastic production is littered with heavy synths and brooding, abrasive riffs. [33][34] The beginning of the song is featured at the end of the dinner sequence. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("sfr", "cdo_dict_english"); googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_ptl", "entry-mcp"); "Hell of a Life" was recorded in Oahu, Hawaii, along with the majority of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_leftslot' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = entry"); userIds: [{ No, life does not SEEM like hell, it IS hell, for the entire human race! A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs. Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy: Have we heard it all already? storage: { var mapping_houseslot_b = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([963, 0], []).addSize([0, 0], [300, 250]).build(); The song was produced by West, Mike Caren, Ernest Wilson and Mike Dean. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, Music artist Teyana Taylor contributes backing vocals to the song, primarily within the last minute of the track. Boy looks in fridge and mumbles to himself, "nothin' but hella shit in here." { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346698' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346688' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387233' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, type: "cookie", { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, unknown. Hell of a Life by T.I. Originated in Oakland in the mid-70s. annoy, frighten, scare, etc. "Hell of a Life" was the planned second single from the re-release off T.I. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, → hell Examples from the Corpus a/one hell of a something • It was one hell of a party. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, hell (n.) also Hell, Old English hel, helle, "nether world, abode of the dead, infernal regions, place of torment for the wicked after death," from Proto-Germanic *haljō "the underworld" (source also of Old Frisian helle, Old Saxon hellia, Dutch hel, Old Norse hel, German Hölle, Gothic halja "hell"). { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, [35] The song was featured during West's setlist during his 2011 performance at Coachella. var mapping_houseslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([963, 0], [300, 250]).addSize([0, 0], []).build(); { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_rightslot_flex' }}, 'cap': true var pbDesktopSlots = [ devilishly bad: The child's behavior was hellish … Transcribed from the video above by Bryan Chapell: Hell is total, conscious, eternal separation from the blessings of God. 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Top definition. googletag.pubads().setCategoryExclusion('mcp').setCategoryExclusion('resp').setCategoryExclusion('wprod'); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, I am unlikely, as so many parents do, to find enough of life’s meaning through my family. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971081', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, 2. 5. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, In the background you… the hell out of. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, 'cap': true { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776160', position: 'atf' }}, People think of it as a lake of fire and that certainly is a biblical image. [9] The song is unique among songs featured on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as it is the only song on the album featuring vocals solely provided by West, who chose to otherwise collaborate extensively on the project.[10][11]. 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Tinsley of the Smoking Section described the track as an admirable effort by West, but commented that it was one of the less tracks on the album ultimately. And, sure, you can have a laugh sometimes, even in hell; you can still manage to have a good-ish day, but life, on planet Earth, today, is HELL. [5], Lyrically the song draws from West's relationship with model Amber Rose. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '387232' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, adjective. } { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, A state of separation from God; exclusion from God's presence. There's not just one biblical image of hell. "[22] Pitchfork Media's Ryan Dombal summarized the song, writing: "'Hell of a Life' attempts to bend its central credo-- 'no more drugs for me, pussy and religion is all I need'-- into a noble pursuit. // FIXME: (temporary) - send ad requests only if PlusPopup is not shown dfpSlots['houseslot_b'] = googletag.defineSlot('/2863368/houseslot', [], 'ad_houseslot_b').defineSizeMapping(mapping_houseslot_b).setTargeting('sri', '0').setTargeting('vp', 'btm').setTargeting('hp', 'center').setCategoryExclusion('house').addService(googletag.pubads()); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_rightslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_topslot_mobile_flex' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, andrew miller 21 November 2020 Reply. 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