As if the barely-there artwork and the punk-ish SNL performances weren't clue enough, "On Sight" quickly establishes that Yeezus is going to challenge. After an abrasive synth note rings out, a distorted electro beat that takes inspiration from old-school Detroit ghetto tech starts to pulse relentlessly. "A monster about to come alive again," Kanye raps, and he makes good on that threat later on — the rhymes on Yeezus are some of his most in-your-face and egotistical. West and co-producers Daft Punk almost seem to acknowledge the offense; the beat switches to a happy soul sample halfway through. Though, in this context, it sounds almost scary, like a ghostly reminder of Kanye's old, discarded sound and self.