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Queen Bey has done it again.
The reigning monarch of music dropped yet another surprise album early Wednesday. Beyoncé has long dazzled fans with her surprise releases, and this one immortalizes the time she turned out the most high-profile music festival in pop. This time, the secret (live) album drop aligns perfectly with the release of her Netflix documentary Homecoming.
The surprise album—also titled Homecoming—features Beyoncé’s performance at last year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The event is fondly referred to by many as Beychella. Her jaw-dropping performance employed the use of an incredible collection of backup dancers and a fully equipped marching band. As the first Black woman to ever headline the event, Beyoncé sought to memorialize the rich history of HBCUs, or historically Black colleges and universities.
Netflix announced the documentary—skillfully touted as “a film by Beyoncé”—in early April. The documentary aims to provide audiences with an in-depth look not only at the show-stopping performance at Beychella, but also the creative process behind it.
The album separates more than two hours of spectacular music into 40 tracks. It is packed with original music, a few surprise solo tracks, and even those unexpected Destiny’s Child songs. The album is available through all of the major streaming platforms, including Apple Music and Spotify.
Unexpecting fans were delighted to hear of not one, but two commemorations of Beyoncé’s spectacular performance. “Only Beyoncé can get a number 1 album full of old music at 3 am during the middle of the week,” one Twitter user wrote.
only beyoncé can get a number 1 album full of old music at 3 am during the middle of the week— ˗ˏˋ david ˎˊ˗ (@davidisaacs98) April 17, 2019
If you were asleep, Beyoncé dropped an incredible documentary, a new album and the full unredacted Mueller report in the middle of the night— Robin Thede (@robinthede) April 17, 2019
New Beyoncé music? On all streaming platforms??? pic.twitter.com/FEXP9F3wBU— The Lion Queen is coming (@beyceipts) April 17, 2019
The album, not to mention the documentary, had some people fondly recalling their days in college.
Thanks to their queen, the Beyhive will have no shortage of streaming entertainment to geek over this spring.
- You can now watch ‘Obsessed,’ Beyoncé and Idris Elba’s ridiculous thriller, on Netflix
- The Beyhive is shook over a leaked photo of Beyoncé’s children
- Solange sings along to Ariana Grande on Instagram Stories—and fans are obsessed
H/T New York Times
Nahila Bonfiglio reports on geek culture and gaming. Her work has also appeared on KUT's Texas Standard (Austin), KPAC-FM (San Antonio), and the Daily Texan.