Friday came and went, and we still don’t have Frank Ocean’s new album

Maybe this is all a game. Maybe it'll come in November. Maybe we all need to go outside now.
It’ll be Friday, they said. Apple exclusive. Frank Ocean’s long awaited follow up to ‘Channel Orange’ will be with you at the end of your working week, ready for a glorious weekend of gorging.

Well, it’s Saturday now, and there’s still no sign of ‘Boys Don’t Cry’.

However official and final that report from the New York Times sounded, it’s now at best ‘a bit off’, at worst total fantasy. Those of us still popping on to the live stream of Frank building his staircase will note he didn’t even turn up for work yesterday, leaving a half formed structure sat in the middle of the room. Maybe it’s a metaphor. Maybe he’s playing with us.

Given supposed fact has failed us, speculation reigns once more. There’s no way a huge set up like Apple Music would be involved if they didn’t know ‘a plan’. It’s safe to suggest the album is finished and delivered at this point. Whatever is going on is intentional.

We also know that the video stream we’ve been watching all week has been referred to as an “art project”. The thing about art projects is,

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