Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE album
After making a splash with his first mixtape, Frank Ocean is killing it in the world of contemporary R&B with this new album. What do you think of this album?
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Released July 10, 2012. channel ORANGE Tracklist. Ocean made headlines because of his sexuality, but he made history with his music. The 25-year-old singer’s debut album is the most exciting R&B breakthrough in recent memory; Ocean evokes . decadence ( Super Rich Kids ), his stripper girlfriend (the nine-minute Pyramids ) and crushing out on a guy ( Bad Religion ) over plush, dark-tinted grooves that update Stevie and Marvin for the post-Drake era. His brags about his great gray matter aren’t just geek-chic bluster: Channel Orange unfurls new mysteries with every listen. channel ORANGE Q&A
Frank Ocean has quickly proven himself to be among the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation. His major-label debut swings from Stevie-style keyboard breeziness to 90s R&B to mystic psych rock to crunching 8-bit funk without thinking twice. It already feels like a classic. Frank Ocean has quickly proven himself to be among the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation.
American singer Frank Ocean has released two studio albums, one mixtape, 18 singles and eight music videos. Following the flooding and destruction of his recording studio during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Ocean moved from his hometown of New Orleans to the Californian city of Los Angeles, where he sought to continue his musical career, eventually landing himself a songwriting contract. In 2009, Ocean signed to Def Jam Recordings as a solo artist
Channel Orange (stylized as channel ORANGE) is the debut studio album of American singer-songwriter Frank Ocean, released July 10, 2012, on Def Jam Recordings. After releasing his 2011 debut mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra,he started writing songs with Malay, a producer and songwriter who assisted him with recording the album at EastWest Studios in Hollywood.
One listen to Channel Orange makes it obvious that he is as free as an artist as he is as a man. The album doesn't have as many slyly powerful hooks as Nostalgia, Ultra, but Ocean's descriptive and subtle storytelling is taken to a higher level.
Listen free to Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE (Start, Thinkin Bout You and more). The Pyramids Songfacts says that large parts of Channel Orange were laid down at Eastwest Studio in Hollywood, in rooms where the Beach Boys and Frank Sinatra recorded many years previously, and some of the equipment remains unchanged. Ocean produced the album primarily by himself with help from his close friend, writer/producer Malay.
Frank Ocean has got a lot of people talking about his sexuality – but his brilliant, beautiful new album is the real story.
Channel ORANGE (2xLP, Album, Ltd, Unofficial, Yel). channel ORANGE (CD, Album). Island Def Jam Music Group.
|A2||Thinkin Bout You|
|A6||Not Just Money|
|B1||Super Rich Kids|
NotesText on rear of sleeve, "LIMITED EDITION".
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