While most of us were asleep, Frank Ocean kept his fans in his thoughts and released this ballad on his tumblr before taking it down. What a tease. No telling where this will live, but this sounds soothing. os UPDATE: Newer version for the radio. Same Frankie.
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Looks like the the Eagles are trying to clip Frank Ocean’s wings. Apparently, the legendary band are threatening to sue Frankie for his rendition of their track “Hotel California”. On Nostalgia, Ultra he flips the song into “American Wedding”. Frank turned to his tumblr page and reacted to the pending lawsuit. Don henley(’s label—Rhino) is apparently intimidated by my rendition of Hotel California.. He (They) threatened to sue if I perform it again. I think that’s fuckin awesome. I guess […]
Viva free music! Francis Ocean took to his tumblr and released this new recording. It’s pretty short and may be possibly be a just preview. Pretty smooth nonetheless.
It almost feels wrong that we didn’t pay for Frank Ocean’s Nostalgia, Ultra. Released for free at the top of the year, Frank turned the tables on traditional R&B and hipster cool. He clipped the Eagles’ wings on “American Wedding” and challenged the status quo on “We All Try”. “Swim Good” was excellent, but then there was “Novacane”. An easy bass and a melodic hook caught everyone’s attention and helped give Def Jam’s red-shirted rookie the push he needed. Ultra […]
[vodpod id=Video.15913946&w=540&h=350&fv=config_settings_skin%3Dblack%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_suppressRelatedLinks%3Dtrue%26amp%3Bplaylist%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww%252Ebbc%252Eco%252Euk%252Fiplayer%252Fplaylist%252Fp00mzw1m%26amp%3Bconfig_settings_showFooter%3Dtrue%26amp%3B] Francis Ocean speaks to BBC News on Odd Future’s influence on his music, working with The Throne and Beyonce as well as what we can expect of his commercial debut coming in the spring. “It succinctly defines me as an artist for where I am right now and that was the aim, just to make something that represents where you are at that time. It’s about the stories. If I write 14 stories that I love, then the next step […]
Frank Ocean spread holiday cheer last night by posting a new song on his tumblr page. Dry ya eye and give it a listen. i just listened to this a few times for myself. figured maybe some else needed to hear it. it
[vodpod id=Video.15750787&w=540&h=350&fv=videoId%3D1292073332001%26linkBaseURL%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.gq.com%252Fmoty%252F2011%252Ffrank-ocean-gq-men-of-the-year-issue%26playerID%3D672912957001%26playerKey%3DAQ%7E%7E%2CAAAAAF4QYhM%7E%2C8vMx38_7mU4SgZM9MmVRmS1UV8wEysw8%26domain%3Dembed%26dynamicStreaming%3Dtrue] GQ takes us on the set of the “Rookie Of The Year“‘s photo shoot where he shares advice from The Throne, touches on Adele’s 21, Tyler, The Creator’s Goblin, and Martial Arts on Saturdays. Better watch out, Jackie.