Kanye West Releases Stunning 17-Minute Version of Beloved Slow Jam 'Bed'

The track embedded below is an exercise in contextual unlikeliness. It’s a remix of The-Dream’s unreleased demo of “Bed,” a song he wrote that was eventually recorded by J. Holiday and went on to peak at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2007. This new beat-less rerub stretches out for more than 17 minutes, as if one…