Beyoncé Releasing New Album ‘Renaissance’ Next Month

    Beyoncé is returning with a new project titled Renaissance, which is set to arrive on July 29, her official website, social media bios, and posts by various streaming services suggest. The follow-up to 2016’s Lemonade apparently comprises 16 tracks and is subtitled ‘act: 1’, though it is unclear if the full project will be released on July 29 or if there are more installments to come.

    Beyoncé teased the new record last summer in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar. “With all the isolation and injustice over the past year, I think we are all ready to escape, travel, love, and laugh again,” she said. “I feel a renaissance emerging, and I want to be part of nurturing that escape in any way possible. I’ve been in the studio for a year and a half. Sometimes it takes a year for me to personally search through thousands of sounds to find just the right kick or snare. One chorus can have up to 200 stacked harmonies. Still, there’s nothing like the amount of love, passion, and healing that I feel in the recording studio. After 31 years, it feels just as exciting as it did when I was nine years old. Yes, the music is coming!”

    Back in November 2021, Beyoncé shared the song ‘Be Alive’ as part of the soundtrack for the Venus and Serena Williams biopic King Richard.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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