Beyonce released the first single from Renaissance earlier than expected, surprising and delighting fans.
“Bey is back and I’m sleeping real good,” she says on Break My Soul, due out at midnight EST (5 am GMT).
On the other hand, it was available as a lyric video on YouTube and on Tidal, a streaming service that is co-owned by her husband Jay-Z. This occurred a couple of hours earlier.
In the chorus, the singer, who is 40 years old, keeps repeating, “You won’t break my soul.”
“Release your anger, release your mind / Release your job, release the time / Release your trade, release the stress / Release the love, forget the rest,” the song continues.
Fans on social media hailed the dance-friendly track as “reviving 90s house/dance.”
1 said: “I love that Beyoncé’s music is unpredictable. The album may sound different than the first single, Break My Soul. A Beyoncé era is so fun. You’ll get great music and visuals.”
Beyonce announced last week that she will release a new album next month after a six-year hiatus.
The 28-time Grammy winner included the subtitle “act I implying Renaissance may be split up.
The announcement came days after the singer deleted her social media photos, sparking rumors of new music.
The pop star’s last solo album, Lemonade, was released in 2016 and went to number one in many countries.
2013’s self-titled album was released without warning.