blood orange just dropped a new song and video

‘Charcoal Baby’ is our first taste of a forthcoming album.

by i-D Team
26 July 2018, 7:27am

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Let’s just get straight to the point shall we? Blood Orange is back. Not just with a new song, but also a video to go along with it. Charcoal Baby is the first release off Negro Swan, a forthcoming Blood Orange album coming August 24. It’s the first taste of Blood Orange that we’ve had since 2016’s acclaimed Freetown Sound.

In a statement announcing the album last week Dev said, "My newest album is an exploration into my own and many types of black depression, an honest look at the corners of black existence, and the ongoing anxieties of queer/people of colour. A reach back into childhood and modern traumas, and the things we do to get through it all. The underlying thread through each piece on the album is the idea of hope, and the lights we can try to turn on within ourselves with a hopefully positive outcome of helping others out of their darkness."

Take a look at Charcoal Baby below:

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