It struck West that he really wanted to be married and have a family, but it hadn't worked out for him. Despite not being released as a single at that time, the song managed to enter the pop charts. He turns the vocal effects off to sound naked, vulnerable. The song peaked at number 87 based only on digital downloads. The music video for "Welcome to Heartbreak" was released on February 17, on West's blog, and was directed by Nabil Elderkin.
The resulting choppy, pixelated imagery makes it appear as if the software that rendered the final video made output a low-resolution, artifact-heavy product. Elderkin pitched the concept, which he refers to as, " datamoshing " to Kanye while the two were collaborating on the photo album for West's Glow in the Dark Tour book. He Heartbreak Society - The Radiants - Heartbreak Society / Please Dont Leave Me what I showed him, and I nagged him a few times about doing it.
I told him again, I really felt this would be a great visual for the song, and he pulled the trigger. I got busy on the phone trying to put it together, and somehow we did it the next day in New York. I shot all the extra components the following week in L. Different parts of the songs represented different feelings, and I wanted to come with a visual representation of the flow and textures that are I feel are very important in this song.
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