Kanye West Changes Album Title to ‘WAVES’

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Swish is no more. Kanye West has had a last-minute change of heart and renamed his album WAVES.

He made the announcement on Twitter on Tuesday evening (Jan. 26), just a day after revealing the album tracklisting. This marks the third album title. Before Swish, the project was called So Help Me God.

“This is not album of the year. This is album of the life,” tweeted ‘Ye.

New album title, WAVES

— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 27, 2016

This is not album of the year. This is album of the life.

— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 26, 2016

Travis Scott, who may appear on the album, alluded to the title earlier today by using the surfing emoji.


— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) January 26, 2016

The WAVES title comes from one of 10 tracks on the album, which also includes “No More Parties in LA” and “Real Friends.”

He will premiere WAVES and present his Yeezy Season 3 collection during a live event at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 11. The event will also feature a performance by visual artist Vanessa Beecroft and be broadcast live in select theaters worldwide.