Blood Orange Drops New Album ‘Freetown Sound’ Three Days Early

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Blood Orange just pulled a Beyonce.

Just like that, Dev Hynes of Blood Orange dropped Freetown Sound without explanation, and it features collaborations with Ava Raiin, EmpressOf, Debbie Harry, Bea1991, Starchild, Ian Isiah, Nelly Furtado, Ta-Nehisi C, Kelsey Lu, Carly Rae Jepsen and Zuri Marley.



Hynes recently told Time the sound he creates is a reflection of how he interacts with New York. “A lot of the music I make, it’s music for me to listen to on headphones to soundtrack me just walking around,” he said. “I get moods walking down streets that I think sound good in a certain way.”

Perhaps that’s a great starting point to begin soaking up Freetown Sound, which you can listen to in full below:




Hynes also premiered the music video for “Augustine”:


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