LYKKE LI "NO REST FOR THE WICKED (FEAT. A$AP ROCKY)"

4/23/14

Last week we declared Lykke Li’s new single, “No Rest for the Wicked,” a best new track. Add A$AP Rocky to the mix and we feel the same way. That’s right, “No Rest for the Wicked” already has a remix and it involves a new A$AP Rocky verse.

Rakim Mayers has dabbled in pop music before (see collaborations with Florence Welch and Santigold) but never like this. In fact, he’s never done anything quite like this before. On the remix for “No Rest For The Wicked,” A$AP goes all Wale on us, dropping spoken-word verses that deviate from his usual chopped and screwed stylings. The rest of the song remains intact for all intents and purposes, which is great. ‘Cause like Lykke Li it’s fanf**kingtastic as is.

Here the remix below:

 

LYKEE LI “NO REST FOR THE WICKED (FEAT. A$AP ROCKY)”

Here’s our piece on the original, in case you’re interested. And just in case you’re too lazy to click on the above link, here’s the original song for ya.

 

LYKEE LI “NO REST FOR THE WICKED”

Lykke Li’s I Never Learn is still out May 6th on Atlantic Records. A$AP Rocky will continue to guest on any and every song until he records a disappointing follow-up to Long.Live.A$AP (probably).

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