Both “Dear April” and “Cayendo” are available to preorder now as 12″ vinyl singles through the Ocean’s official site. The A-side studio versions both backed by remixes: Justice, who guest DJed at PrEP+, remix “Dear April,” while Sango handles the “Cayendo” remix, Pitchfork reports.
Ocean also shared a minute-long preview of both remixes, recorded at PrEP+, via videos uploaded to his Blonded Youtube account.
In a September interview, Ocean said that his upcoming album, the long-awaited follow-up to his acclaimed Blonde, is influenced by “Detroit, Chicago, techno, house, French electronic” and that it would be a “full motion picture fantasy.”
“The expectation for artists to be vulnerable and truthful is a lot, you know,” Ocean said. “When it’s no longer a choice. Like, in order for me to satisfy expectations, there needs to be an outpouring of my heart or my experiences in a very truthful, vulnerable way. I’m more interested in lies than that.”