frank ocean - blonde

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  1. ameraal

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    anyone bothered? i really can't muster any excitement around this release despite really loving him and the lead video for nikes (exclusively out on some service) is actually quite good.

    i breezed through the songs once and it just feels like it's going to be hard work. anyone care to infect me with a bit of enthusiasm?

    the lack of topic is telling, isn't it.
     
  2. Krust

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    I don't know - this has been a worldwide #1 album. I really like the jamie xx-track "ivy" (though I don't love it) and the interlude "facebook story" which is somehow spoken by DJ SebastiAn is a nice throwback to mid 00's nonsense. But that's it for now.
     
  3. Whatevar

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    Not overly impressed on first listen.
     
  4. Halli

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    I heard so much buzz about this when it was released.

    Not sure I can be bothered with it all but if anyone has any choice cuts from it, mainly the most commercial hit like ones, please list them here for me to Spotify.
     
  5. Ryan

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    This is good but nowhere near as good as Channel Orange. All that hype hasn't helped - it'd be difficult for a masterpiece to live up to that hype let alone something that can be filed under "good but patchy".
     
  6. ameraal

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    i haven't even given it a spin despite really liking nikes - both the song and the video. i just can't be bothered for some reason.
     
  7. ameraal

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    he's released two new (acoustic) tracks.



     
  8. RaspberrySwirl

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    Loved Blonde.
     
  9. Jark

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    have you played blonde yet am? :D
     
  10. ameraal

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    just once or twice.

    i really love him and nostalgia ultra and channel orange but nothing he's released after that has had an urgency for me...
    like the new ones - nice but pretty inconsequential on the first try.
     
  11. ameraal

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    did you ever give mariah the scientist a proper go? she is giving me frank vibes. i've been listening to the album loads and this is my favourite song these days.
     

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