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My favorite Aesop Rock songs

Just random ramblings of some songs I like while listening to aesop. Not ranked, just for fun.
1Aesop Rock

Basic Cable: in the first few seconds the tone is set. A dreary cello swaying as Aes begins to monotonously praises his picture box as his God. I love how he weaves a pleasant stream of matching syllables whilst losing his mind from the bleaskest depiction of a drone mindlessly allure by a television screen to the point hell willingly murder someone without it. I think this song has one of Aesop's finest flows and his depiction of a distopian land isn't exactly rare for him, but he still makes this song unique.
2Aesop Rock

Alchemy: a much appreciated guest feature from Blueprint bring out some of Aes' swag as they both take turns verbally boasting about their skills of their rap craft. It's interesting to hear a very direct Blueprint back to back with Aesop who usually spins words with a metaphorical twist drenched in obscurity.
3Aesop Rock
Labor Days

No Regrets: based off a fictional character named Lucy who chooses to chase her idea of what she wanted to do instead of hanging out in society like a normal person. The beat isn't anything special but it does a good job of bracketing Aesop's lines as he narrates Lucy's life from childhood to death. The message is bluntly told in the chorus "you can dream a little dream, you can live a little dream, I'd rather live it, cuz dreamers always chase but never get it."
4Aesop Rock
None Shall Pass

None Shall Pass: probably his most popular song and for good reason. A rather whimsical beat with a sampled chorus is the backdrop of a song describing the state of living in a declining, diseased society.
5Aesop Rock
Labor Days

Daylight: another fan favorite as Aesop narrates a rather insightful inner self as he prepares himself for his life ahead of him around the context of rising past wage slave status and the state of labor he had to guard himself from before his career writing music. Around the time of this Aesop suffered from a mental breakdown from garnering his newfound fame and was only helped back from the brink by four of his closest friends mentioned in his song "One of Four" and writing songs like this one.
6Aesop Rock
None Shall Pass

Coffee: it's a fun song with a cool feature from John Darnell
7Aesop Rock

Cycles to Gehenna: Aes fantasizing over a motorcycle.
8Aesop Rock

One of Four: easily the most direct you could hear him. Less a song and more a poem about four people that meant everything to him.
9Aesop Rock
The Impossible Kid

Blood Sandwich: the production of the beat shines nicely as Aes' recalls stories about his brother throughout various stages of his life. Similar to the above song it feels like a song in tribute to someone cherished by Aes.
10Aesop Rock
The Impossible Kid

Shrunk: a little quirky for Aesop as he describes his therapy sessions that eventually ends up with a flabbergasted therapist telling aesop he doesn't know how to help and maybe he should try getting a kitten. It's a nice lead in for "Kirby" which is about the new kitten he adopted afterward.
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