Beyonce Releases “Break My Soul” Single Early


Beyoncé has blessed our ears as soon as extra by giving the BeyHive a primary style of her upcoming album Renaissance along with her new single “Break My Soul,” which dropped Monday night time by way of Tidal and a lyric video on YouTube.

It’s the primary single from Bey’s upcoming seventh mission Renaissance, which she introduced could be launched July 29 and cryptically added that it will solely be “act i.” She subtly introduced it by altering the bios on her socials to “6. BREAK MY SOUL midnight ET,” that means “Break My Soul” can be the sixth observe on the album. (Here’s every thing we find out about Renaissance up to now.)

The house-tinged new track is dance-floor prepared, with its piano manufacturing, crisp snares and Bey harmonizing with herself. “You gained’t break my soul,” she repeats within the refrain, certainly creating a brand new mantra that can grace T-shirts and low mugs to come back. Previous Queen B collaborator Big Freedia might be heard chanting, “Release your anger, launch your thoughts.”

While starring on the July 2022 cowl of British Vogue, editor-in-chief Edward Enninful describes the Renaissance as such: “Music that makes you rise, that turns your thoughts to cultures and subcultures, to our folks previous and current, music that can unite so many on the dance flooring, music that touches your soul.”

Renaissance is the follow-up to 2016’s Lemonade, which gave Bey her sixth solo No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Since her final solo album, she dropped a joint album with husband JAY-Z, Everything Is Love, in 2018 and The Lion King: The Gift soundtrack and Homecoming: The Live Album each in 2019. Queen B additionally recorded “Be Alive” for the Oscar-winning movie King Richard.

“Break My Soul” arrives two days after the Juneteenth vacation. Two years in the past, Beyoncé launched the charity single “Black Parade” on Juneteenth, which raised cash for BeyGOOD’s Black Business Impact Fund that helps Black-owned small companies. The single acquired 4 nominations on the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, together with report and track of the yr, and it went on to win finest R&B efficiency, marking Bey’s twenty eighth Grammy win and making her probably the most awarded single and feminine artist in Grammy historical past.

Listen to “Break My Soul” under.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com. 



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