New Beyoncé music comes identical to falling asleep: slowly, then all of sudden. After six years with out a new solo album — and only some cryptic hints the previous couple of days that one thing was occurring — Queen B adopted her custom of surprise-announcing data when streaming platform Tidal, which is owned by her husband Jay-Z, tweeted in the early morning hours of June 16 that Renaissance is coming.
It marks her first correct solo album since her critically acclaimed LP Lemonade, which she shock dropped on Tidal in 2016 after leaving a sequence of hints on social media. Earlier than that, she launched her self-titled fifth studio album in 2013 — additionally with out warning. So when the music titan only recently began deleting her profile photos from Instagram, Twitter and different accounts, followers had been sure that in the end, a brand new report was lastly on its approach.
They had been proper. Now kicking off her model new period, Beyoncé modified her Instagram bio to announce the July 29 launch of Renaissance and graced the duvet of British Vogue for a quick profile teasing what’s to return in addition to posed for a set of gorgeous images. These pictures function the 28-time Grammy winner posing amongst gilded set items — that includes horses, bikes and outsized disco balls, for instance — that really feel each old style and futuristic. Are these aesthetics a sign of what her new album will sound like? That’s but to be revealed.
The piece did share, although, a handful of particulars relating to what the report will sound like and when it was made. Plus, Beyoncé herself has doled out a couple of clues on her web site and social media accounts. Hold studying to see all the pieces Billboard is aware of about Beyoncé’s Renaissance album beneath.