The whole world or almost awaits the release, Friday, July 29, of the new album Renaissance by Beyonce. But the disc “leaked” on the internet 48 hours before its release. In question, stores that had put it on the shelf too early.
It was the customers of a French supermarket, visibly very surprised, who posted the first photos on Wednesday July 27 on Twitter. In the photo, the album Renaissancein CD version, prematurely put on the shelves.
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—Caribbean News (@BatManNews420) July 28, 2022
If this confusion was quickly corrected by the supermarket chain, many links were shared by Internet users on Twitter, moreover in so-called “flac” files, one of the best sound qualities.
Faced with this leak, many fans of “Queen B” stepped up, asking Internet users not to listen to it illegally before its official release. Others implore Sony-Columbia Records, the superstar’s major which distributes the album, to put it online on streaming platforms immediately without further delay. Waiting for midnight Thursday evening, the star previewed a debut single “Break my Soul” in late June.
The Scrapbook #RENAISSANCE by Beyoncé is leaking.
The physical version is available in a few stores in France and the Netherlands. In fact, buyers share the pieces.
— Sham News (@News2Sham) July 27, 2022
In 2011, the album 4 of the ex-Destiny’s Child had already leaked three weeks before its scheduled release date of June 28. Two years later, she surprised her fans with the surprise release of her self-titled album.