The 45-minute visual album, which the R&B singer teased when he launched an Apple Music livestream on his website on August 1, is expected to be followed this weekend by another release — the singer's much-anticipated follow-up to his Grammy-winning 2012 debut Channel Orange.
A pic of the 28-year-old on his website is captioned, "I got two versions. I got twooo versions."
Ocean announced the title for his follow-up album — Boys Don't Cry — three years ago, but Rolling Stone reported on Thursday night that the "Thinkin Bout You" singer has scrapped the name in favor of a new title.
Endless features contributions from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, James Blake, Jazmine Sullivan and the London Symphony Orchestra.
The visual album, which follows the trend set by Beyoncé with her release earlier this year of Lemonade, features black-and-white footage of Ocean building a spiral staircase in the middle of a room.
He is listed as the director, executive producer and creative director on the album, which features song titles including "Alabama," "U-N-I-T-Y," "Commes Des Garcons" and a cover of The Isley Brothers' "At Your Best (You Are Love)," which was also recorded by Aaliyah in 1994.
The singer quickly became a trending topic on Twitter on Thursday night, with fans reacting excitedly to the surprise release.
"I have been waiting forever for this!!!!" tweeted one fan. "FINALLY Frank Ocean gave us what we been asking for."
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