Monday, December 16, 2013
Beyoncé’s New Album – More Than Just What You Hear
The Queen is back, surprising us all with a new album Beyoncé, containing 14 tracks and 17 videos. Though she released her album with little to no fanfare, the reaction has been wild. Today, she announced the album’s release on her Facebook page via a stunning video, giving us a little taste of what the album has in store for us. And it worked, because we are absolutely salivating, hungry for more.
“When I’m connected to something, I immediately see a visual or a series of images that are tied to a feeling or an emotion, a memory from my childhood, thoughts about life, my dreams or my fantasies. And they’re all connected to the music.”
-Beyoncé, on her “visual album”
Beyoncé reminisces about Michael Jackson’s Thriller, remembering how her entire family gathered around the TV set to watch the iconic video. She feels that today, it’s more about singles, and nobody buys albums. But for her, it isn’t specifically about each track: they’re all a part of something bigger. Together the videos and songs create a bigger impact than any album in recent years. Interestingly, you can’t buy the tracks separately; you must purchase the whole album. Read More : BNA