In one fell swoop, Frank Ocean delivered what many have described as a modern masterpiece.
'channel ORANGE' was released to overwhelming acclaim, a lengthy, probing opus which fuses neo-soul with very latest production techniques.
Since then, Frank Ocean has toured the globe before settling back into the studio. The good news? He's almost done.
Posting a note on Tumblr, Frank Ocean explained that he was close to finishing his new album:
I’M OPENING UP FOR OUTKAST THIS SUMMER AT PEMBERTON SO I MIGHT SKIP ON COACHELLA TO STAY IN THE GROOVE AND FINISH THIS BITCH… I FEEL LIKE THEY’RE FINNA WILD OUT THO. FUCK IT.. BRING THE HELICOPTER OUT.
Two weeks ago photographer Nabil Elderkin was granted access to Ocean's studio - check out this beautiful snap...
Check out a full feature on 'channel ORANGE' HERE.