Frank Ocean Releases New Track ‘Memrise’ on Tumblr

Frank Ocean, Memrise
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Happy Thanksgiving, Oceanographers. (That is what Frank Ocean fans are called, right?) Early Friday morning, Ocean presumably woke up from his turkey-and-stuffing mini-coma to post “Memrise,” his first publicly released new solo track of 2014, to his Tumblr, along with the song’s lyrics.

The woozy, sung-spoke two-minute track will hardly serve to satiate fans desperate for another “Novacane” or “Thinkin Bout You” — “Memrise” is far closer in nature to one of the Channel Orange interlude cuts than anything with lead single potential — but for fans just looking for some kind of proof-of-life transmission from the mostly radio-silent singer in 2014, it’ll do for now.

Listen below, and hope that this sets a precedent of Frank releasing new music after every American holiday. We may have a couple more of those coming up soon-ish.


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