Frank Ocean is selling vinyl copies of ‘Blonde’ again for the first time in six years.
The star’s much-anticipated third album was released in September 2016, and Ocean then sold vinyl copies for 24 hours two months later.
Those original copies have since sold online for tens of thousands of dollars, and last night (Dec. 17) Ocean took to his Instagram page to direct his fans to his official website, where vinyl copies of “Blonde” along with Other new items like t-. shirts and posters.
The vinyl copies of “Blonde” come in a gatefold sleeve and include a lyric insert and poster, with Succession actor and Ocean’s friend Jeremy Strong as one of the T-shirt stars.
Visit the Frank Ocean website to see the new vinyl available.
In September, Frank Ocean deleted his Instagram accountwhich led his fans to assume that he was preparing new music.
Since the release of “Blonde”, only a handful of singles have come through, including “DHL” and “In My Room”. Ocean also shared previously unreleased music as the soundtrack to his 2012 Channel Orange 10th Anniversary radio show in July and released “Falling” and “April Friend” on streaming services earlier this year.
However, Frank Ocean will also be headlining Coachella 2023, which suggests he has something on his hands as he hasn’t performed live since 2017.
He was originally going to play the festival in 2020 alongside Rage Against the Machine and Travis Scott, until the coronavirus forced him to postpone it.