Published Feb 15, 2016For a guy who's been spending part of his ongoing Twitter meltdown demanding "Album of the Year," Kanye West sure has been messing up the rollout of his seemingly troubled The Life of Pablo. While the record is currently streaming on Tidal and has been reviewed by multiple publications, the supposed final version of the album is actually expected to be delivered "in the next several days."
As previously reported, Kanye has spent the last little while naming and renaming the collection, had spun the album during a lavish fashion show at Madison Square Garden, delayed its release at the behest of Chance the Rapper, and then attempted to finally release The Life of Pablo following last weekend's appearance on Saturday Night Live.
As many listeners who tried to buy the release through his website have learned by now, West backtracked on making the files available to the fans. A message posted onto unofficial West forum kanyetothe.com from a fan [via Consequence of Sound] who pre-ordered the record received a message from Universal Music that explains the "final version will be released in the next several days."
While a version of the LP is currently streaming through Tidal, this is now apparently not the final version. In particular, West used his Twitter account yesterday (February 14) to note he needs to "fix" the album's "Wolves," and expects the album to be out later this week.
Ima fix wolves— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016
The Tidal/Kanye connection has seemingly brought the struggling streaming service plenty of new followers, with the app for the service being a top download over the weekend. West added over Twitter that Tidal is currently "funding a lot of my scripted content ideas."
Please for all music lovers. Please subscribe to tidal!!! I decided not to sell my album for another week. Please subscribe to tidal.— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 14, 2016