Frank Ocean ‎– Blonde

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Boys Don't Cry ‎– 862160000302, XL Recordings ‎– 862160000302
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1 Nikes
Arranged By – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithDrum Programming – Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithMellotron – MalayProducer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Frank OceanVocals [Additional Vocals] – Amber CoffmanWritten-By – C. Breaux*
5:14
2 Ivy
Arranged By – Rostam BatmanglijBass – Ben Reed (2)Guitar – FishProducer – Frank Ocean, Om'mas Keith, Rostam BatmanglijWritten-By – C. Breaux*, M. Ho*
4:09
3 Pink + White
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Benjamin Wright, Jon BrionCello – Alisha Bauer, Ginger Murphy, John Krovoza, Simon Huber (2), Stefanie FifeDrum Programming – Pharrell WilliamsKeyboards – Pharrell WilliamsProducer – Frank Ocean, Pharrell WilliamsRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Eric Caudieux, Greg Keller (2)Viola – Adriana Zoppo, Leah Katz, Rodney Wirtz, Stefan Smith (8)Violin – Charlie Bisharat, Chris Woods (2), Crystal Alforque, Daphne Chen, Gina Kronstadt, Katie Sloan*, Lisa Dondlinger, Marcy Vaj*, Marisa Kuney, Neel Hammond, Songa Lee, Terry GlennyViolin, Concertmaster – Eric GorfainVocals [Additional Vocals] – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter*Written-By – C. Breaux*, P. Williams*
3:05
4 Be Yourself
Written-By – B. Ross*
1:27
5 Solo
Arranged By – Frank Ocean, James BlakeKeyboards – James Blake, Mars 1500*Producer – Frank Ocean, James BlakeProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Frank OceanVocals [Additional Vocals] – Jazmine SullivanWritten-By – C. Breaux*, M. Ho*
4:17
6 Skyline To
Arranged By – Christophe Chassol, Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*Drum Programming – Tyler OkonmaGuitar – Malay Ho*Producer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithSynthesizer [Moog Solo], Soloist [Moog Solo] – Christophe ChassolWritten-By – C. Chassol*, C. Breaux*, T. Okonma*
3:05
7 Self Control
Arranged By – Alex Giannascoli, Austin Feinstein, Jon BrionArranged By [String Arrangement] – Jon BrionCello – Alisha Bauer, Ginger Murphy, John Krovoza, Simon Huber (2), Stefanie FifeGuitar – Alex Giannascoli, Austin Feinstein, Malay Ho*Keyboards – Jon BrionProducer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Jon BrionProgrammed By – Frank OceanRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Eric Caudieux, Greg Keller (2)Viola – Adriana Zoppo, Leah Katz, Rodney Wirtz, Stefan Smith (8)Violin – Charlie Bisharat, Chris Woods (2), Crystal Alforque, Daphne Chen, Gina Kronstadt, Katie Sloan*, Lisa Dondlinger, Marcy Vaj*, Marisa Kuney, Neel Hammond, Songa Lee, Terry GlennyViolin, Concertmaster – Eric GorfainWritten-By – C. Breaux*
4:10
8 Good Guy
Keyboards – Frank OceanProducer – Frank OceanWritten-By – C. Breaux*
1:07
9 Nights
Arranged By – Buddy Ross, Frank Ocean, Joe Thornalley, Jon BrionBass – Ben Reed (2)Drum Programming – Joe Thornalley, Michael UzowuruGuitar – Spaceman*, Frank OceanKeyboards – Buddy Ross, Joe Thornalley, Jon BrionProducer – Buddy Ross, Frank Ocean, Joe Thornalley, Michael UzowuruWritten-By – C. Breaux*, J. Thornalley*, M. Uzowuru*
5:07
10 Solo (Reprise)
Arranged By – James Blake, Jon BrionCo-producer – James BlakeDrum Programming – Jon BrionKeyboards – James Blake, Jon BrionWritten-By – A. Benjamin*, C. Breaux*, J. Blake*
1:19
11 Pretty Sweet
Arranged By – Malay Ho*, Jon Brion, Om'mas KeithArranged By [String Arrangement] – Jon BrionBass – Buddy RossCello – Alisha Bauer, Ginger Murphy, John Krovoza, Simon Huber (2), Stefanie FifeGuitar – Malay Ho*Producer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithProducer [Drum Production] – Malay, Om'mas KeithRecorded By [Strings Recorded By] – Eric Caudieux, Greg Keller (2)Viola – Adriana Zoppo, Leah Katz, Rodney Wirtz, Stefan Smith (8)Violin – Charlie Bisharat, Chris Woods (2), Crystal Alforque, Daphne Chen, Gina Kronstadt, Katie Sloan*, Lisa Dondlinger, Marcy Vaj*, Marisa Kuney, Neel Hammond, Songa Lee, Terry GlennyViolin, Concertmaster – Eric GorfainWritten-By – C. Breaux*
2:39
12 Facebook Story
Producer – Frank OceanWritten-By – B. Ross*, S. Akchote*
1:09
13 Close To You
Arranged By – Buddy Ross, Francis Starlite, Frank OceanDrum Programming – Joe ThornalleyKeyboards – Buddy RossProducer – Buddy Ross, Francis Starlite, Frank OceanProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Buddy RossVocoder – Francis StarliteWritten-By – B. Bacharach, H. David*, B. Ross*, C. Breaux*
1:26
14 White Ferrari
Arranged By – Alex Giannascoli, Buddy Ross, Frank Ocean, Jon BrionDrum Programming – Sebastian AkchoteGuitar – Alex GiannascoliKeyboards – Buddy Ross, Malay Ho*, Jon BrionProducer – Frank Ocean, Jon Brion, Om'mas KeithProgrammed By [Sample Programming] – Frank Ocean, Sebastian AkchoteWritten-By – C. Breaux*, M. Ho*, K. West*, J. Lennon, P. McCartney*
4:09
15 Seigfried
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Jonny GreenwoodBass – Ben Reed (2), Malay Ho*Guitar – Malay Ho*Keyboards – Malay Ho*, Rostam BatmanglijProducer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*Strings – London Contemporary OrchestraWritten-By – C. Breaux*, E. Smith*, M. Ho*, R. Batmanglij*
5:15
16 Godspeed
Arranged By – Frank Ocean, James Blake, Sebastian AkchoteChoir – Frank OceanKeyboards – James Blake, Malay Ho*, Mars 1500*Producer – Frank Ocean, James Blake, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithProgrammed By [Additional Programming] – Frank OceanStrings – Sebastian AkchoteVocals [Featured Vocals] – Kim Burrell, Yung LeanWritten-By – C. Breaux*, M. Ho*
2:58
17.1 Future Free
Arranged By – Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithBass – Ben Reed (2), Om'mas KeithDrum Programming – Frank Ocean, Om'mas KeithKeyboards – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*Producer – Frank Ocean, Malay Ho*, Om'mas KeithWritten-By – A. Gill*, C. Breaux*, D. Allen*, H. Burnham*, J. King*
9:24
17.2 Interviews
Interviewee – Evan Clark (2), Frank Ocean, Ibrahim Hariri, Nabil Hariri, Na-Kel Smith*, Ryan Moore (8), Sage ElsesslerInterviewer – Mikey AlfredKeyboards – Buddy RossWritten-By – B. Ross*

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Notes

3. "Pink + White"
Strings recorded by Greg Keller and Eric Caudieux at Henson Recording
*Beyonce appears courtesy of Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records

4. "Be Yourself"
*Contains a sample of 'Running Around' by Buddy Ross

7. "Self Control"
Strings recorded by Greg Keller and Eric Caudieux at Henson Recording

10. "Solo" (Reprise)
*Andre 3000 appears courtesy of Epic Records

11. "Pretty Sweet"
Strings recorded by Greg Keller and Eric Caudieux at Henson Recording

12. "Facebook Story"
*Contains a sample of 'Running Around' by Buddy Ross

13. "Close To You"
*Contains a sample of 'They Long To Be Close To You' (Cacharach/David) performed by Stevie Wonder live on The David Frost Show, courtesy of Rellin' in the Years Productions, LLC

14. "White Ferrari"
*Contains an interpolation of 'Here, There and Everywhere' by The Beatles

15. "Seigfried"
*Contains a quote from 'A Fond Farewell' by Elliott Smith and a sample from 'Untitled' by Rostam Batmanglij

17. "Futura Free"
*Contains a sample of 'Anthrax' (Allen/Burnham/Gill/King) performed by Gang of Four, produced under license from Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company (for the United States, Canada and Mexico) and Parlophone Records Limited, a Warner Music Group Company (for the rest of the world)

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Interviews
*Contains a sample of "Running Around" by Buddy Ross

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Black Friday edition. This item (along with a few selective other promo items, including the 'Blonde' vinyl) were only available for 24 hours on Black Friday (November 25, 2016) via Frank Ocean's website, boysdontcry.co.

This is the only official 'manufactured/pressed' version of "Blonde" on CD (to date). The CD that came with the 'Boys Don't Cry' magazine is rumored to be just an Audio CD-R (duplicated).

Copyright 2016, Boys Don't Cry. All Rights Reserved.
Digi-pak CD release. Black Friday Edition (2016)

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
none Frank Ocean Blonde(17xFile, AAC, Album, 256) Boys Don't Cry none 2016
B01KRKL6R8 Frank Ocean Blonde(2xLP, Unofficial) Not On Label (Frank Ocean) B01KRKL6R8 UK 2016 Sell This Version
none Frank Ocean Blonde(CD, Album, Ltd, Rep) Boys Don't Cry none US 2016 Sell This Version
862160000302 Frank Ocean Blond(2xLP, Album) XL Recordings 862160000302 US 2016 Sell This Version
none Frank Ocean Blonde(CD-ROM, Album, Ltd, MP3) Boys Don't Cry none US 2016 Sell This Version

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cwtheisen

cwtheisen

January 6, 2017
My copy arrived in the mail on December 12th. Yay!
rarewood

rarewood

December 27, 2016

CD shipped Dec 9th but not received it yet...