The new Blood Orange album is about “race, religion, sex, and sexism.”

Dev Hynes has been teasing out the new Blood Orange full-length Freetown Sound all spring and we now have a small sampling of what to expect, musically, from the record. The album is named for the town in Sierra Leone where his father is from and has been self-described as Hynes’ version of Paul’s Boutique.

His label describes the record as: “Thematically, it is profoundly personal and unapologetically political, touching on issues of race, religion, sex, and sexism” and according to Hynes is about “Being black in England [and] being black in America.”

Watch the collage trailer for the album which is out on July 1 via Domino. It will also be available on a deluxe 2xLP which includes a 10″ featuring ‘Sandra’s Smile’ and ‘Do You See My Skin Through The Flames?’, which he released in 2015.

Tracklist:

01 ‘Track 1’
02 ‘Track 2’
03 ‘Track 3’
04 ‘Track 4’
05 ‘Track 5’
06 ‘Track 6’
07 ‘Track 7’
08 ‘Track 8’
09 ‘Track 9’
10 ‘Track 10’
11 ‘Track 11’
12 ‘Track 12’
13 ‘Track 13’
14 ‘Track 14’
15 ‘Track 15’
16 ‘Track 16’
17 ‘Track 17’

Tour Dates:

06/10 Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
06/30 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Roskilde
07/02 London, England @ Hyde Park
07/05 London, England @ Koko
07/07 Milan, Italy @ Festival Moderno
07/09 Turku, Finland @ Ruisrock
07/16 Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival
07/23 New York, NY @ Panorama Festival
08/27 Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theater
08/28 Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest

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