[UPDATE: How this woman shot a video in Coney Island and people still didn't know about the surprise album, we'll never know. The Queen Bey has released two videos, Drunk In Love and XO on Youtube. While only previews were available prior, these two can be seen in their full glory. Check em out below! UPDATE 2: The remix to Beyonce's Drunk In Love is out and is blessed with a verse from Yeezus. Kanye West joins Bey and Jay on the hit song. Listen to the new version of Drunk In Love here.]
The Beyoncé album download has been made available on iTunes! Queen Bey surprised fans last night with her new Beyoncé album 2013 effort. With the Beyoncé album on iTunes, the R&B singer had many doing a double take. Even if you're not a fan of hers, features from Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean and, surprisingly, Blue Ivy may persuade you to give the Beyoncé album download a listen. Those wanting to give the latest Beyonce album download a listen can do so on iTunes -- listening to her new work for free may take a little doing (not that we're promoting piracy!). Say what you will about Jay Z or Beyonce's musical talent, it's clear that the Carters know how to make a profit off of music in this internet, download-everything age.
It's not crazy that a Beyoncé album for 2013 has made its way to the internet. A new Bey album was bound to make its way to us sooner or later. Though how did she keep a project as ambitious as this under wraps?? The Beyoncé album download contains 14 entire songs and 17 videos! There are more, we repeat, more videos than songs! We have a feeling a few early birds are going to be revising their best album of the year awards to at least include Bey in the nominee section.
Say what you will about Jay Z and Beyoncé, the Carters definitely know how to profit off music in this internet age
While the lineup for the self-titled Beyoncé album isn't too jam packed, seeing cameos from Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean and a couple more, we see a few more faces in the videos Bey's released along with her new sounds. Previews can be seen on the official Beyoncé page with the full length visuals can be seen as part of the Beyoncé album on iTunes.
The song list for the self titled Beyonce 2013 album is as follows:
1. "Pretty Hurts"
3. "Drunk in Love" (Featuring Jay Z)
5. "No Angel"
9. "Mine" (Featuring Drake)
11. "***Flawless" (Featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
12. "Superpower" (Featuring Frank Ocean)
14. "Blue" (Featuring Blue Ivy)
And the Beyoncé album download contains even more videos! Just...how?!
1. "Pretty Hurts" - Directed by Melina Matsoukas
2. "Ghost" - Directed by Pierre Debusschere
3. "Haunted" - Directed by Jonas Akerlund
4. "Drunk in Love" - Directed by Hype Williams
5. "Blow" - Directed by Hype Williams
6. "No Angel" - Directed by @lilinternet
7. "Yoncé" - Directed by Ricky Saiz
8. "Partition" - Directed by Jake Nava
9. "Jealous" - Directed by Beyoncé, Francesco Carrozzini & Todd Tourso
10. "Rocket" - Directed by Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Bill Kirstein
11. "Mine" - Directed by Pierre Debusschere
12. "XO" - Directed by Terry Richardson
13. "***Flawless" - Directed by Jake Nava
14. "Superpower" - Directed by Jonas Akerlund
15. "Heaven" - Directed by Beyoncé & Todd Tourso
16. "Blue" - Directed by Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Bill Kirstein
**BONUS VIDEO - "Grown Woman" - Directed by Jake Nava
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