Frank Ocean new album release date: LP teased in website update

A new image on the long-awaited record's website points to a July release

Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 04 July 2016 10:52

It's hard to recall an album as sought after as the second from Frank Ocean - a release that fans have been waiting for since his debut in 2012.

Reports now suggest that Ocean will finally drop the record this very month - an entire year after he originally claimed it would be released.

Of course, an official statement is yet to be made but the album's website has been updated for the first time since 2015 causing intense speculation that, despite pushing back the release date more than 15 times, this may just be a legitimate announcement.

You can see the image below.

Earlier on this year, Ocean supposedly hosted listening parties for the record, titled Boys Don't Cry, in New York City. The album was recorded at London's Abbey Road studios.

Ocean released Channel Orange in 2012, a record hailed as one of the decade's best.

With 2016 boasting surprise releases from Rihanna, Beyoncé and Kanye West, it could be that Ocean is continuing to whet fans' appetites before dropping Boys Don't Cry at an unspecified date in the future. Looks like we have the whole month to find out...

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