“Best Interest” finds Tyler jumping between a pitch-shifted croon and raspy bars over a soulful groove whose sweet chimes, strings and horns are tinged with the occasional surreal synth flourish.
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In the YouTube description, Tyler said “Best Interest” was an unfinished track from the Igor sessions. He added that the video was filmed spur-of-the-moment when he asked a friend to run the camera while he performed the track a cappella during an excursion that involved a boat and an alligator. “Filmed with no music, with hopes that it would sync up, a success!” Tyler said.
“Group B,” meanwhile, boasts a similar sonic palette but seems to be more recent, as it finds Tyler referencing his sole Grammy nomination for Igor amid a string of other casually ridiculous boasts, culminating with a cheeky reference to Greta Thunberg, “Foot is on the gas/I ain’t letting off/Every car is gas/Pissing Greta off.”
Tyler, the Creator released Igor in May. The album is up for Best Rap Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
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