“I’m fuckin’ back again/ With another anthem/ why stop when it doesn't have to end?” So raps Eminem on “Survival,” which will appear on his eighth album, due some time “after Memorial Day.”
In the meantime, it’s also appearing in a trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Like workout favorite “Lose Yourself,” “Survival” is practically written for the gym. “I can see the finish line with each line that I finish,” Eminem raps over crunchy guitars and a steady, pounding beat. “I’m so close to my goals I can almost pole vault over the goal post.”
Come on, just five more reps. You can do it.
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