Kanye West – Closed on Sunday (Lyrics Review and Song Meaning)
“Closed on Sunday” is the fourth track on Kanye West’s ninth studio album “Jesus Is King’ released on October 25, 2019. The song seems to address a few social issues in lieu of religion.
Kanye West teased the new album ‘Jesus Is King‘ early October, where his wife Kim Kardashian-West teased an alleged tracklist of the album.
“Closed on Sunday” takes on the topic of flaunting success on social media as a major concern. “Hold the selfies, put the ’Gram away/Get your family, y’all hold hands and pray.” Ye talks about Instagram specifically being a key source of false pride and accomplishment in modern society.
Kanye’s special request if for all parents to look after their daughters especially. Kanye is the father of North West, his daughter with Kim Kardashian-West.
Kanye goes on to explain how nobody is safe from this ‘culture’ we have helped build. More than any education, they should be trained with faith and good behaviour. Teach them to not fall for temptations–teach them how to be conscious through all these pitfalls. Kanye sees ‘culture’ as a slaving factor. It is time to be free of these shackles.
In the only verse of “Closed on Sundays,” Kanye confesses his devotion for Jesus Christ. He admits that he is nobody without the King himself, and devotes his success to Lord.
Chick-fil-A is an American fast-food restaurant chain. The establishment has been known to be closed on Sundays since its inception.
Kanye West dropped the music video for “Closed on Sunday” on November 29, 2019. Watch below.
Read the lyrics below.