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Stream ‘Beyonce’ Platinum Edition Including Kanye West, Pharrell Remixes

Physical release also includes music videos, tour DVD, calendar and two photo books


Beyonce performing at the Global Citizen Festival on Setpember 27th, 2014. The singer is now streaming the 'Platinum Edition' of her self-titled album.

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Beyoncé is streaming the “Platinum Edition” of her self-titled 2013 LP via Spotify. The album features two new tracks, “7/11” and “Ring Off,” along with all-star remixes featuring Kanye West, Pharrell, Nicki Minaj and Mr. Vegas. The physical release, out Monday, also includes music videos, a DVD chronicling the expansive Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, a 2015 Beyoncé mini-calendar and two photo books.

Beyoncé released “7/11” online over the weekend, followed by a homespun, absorbing music video. The clip opens with the singer dancing on a high-rise balcony before she and her dancer friends bring the party inside her home. It’s an unglamorous approach toward filmmaking: Beyoncé herself appears to be holding the camera during some shots. The video also features a split-second cameo from her daughter, Blue Ivy, along with a ski-mask-wearing guest who may or may not be Jay Z.

Musically, “7/11” finds Beyoncé breaking down her dance moves (“I put my hands up, spinning while my hands up”) over a propulsive club beat built on whirring hi-hats and ghostly synths. On the opposite end of the spectrum, “Ring Off” is an intimate ballad about staying emotionally in tact in the face of a failing marriage.

In August, the singer took home three awards at the 2014 VMAs. “Pretty Hurts” was awarded Best Video With a Social Message and Best Cinematography, and the ubiquitous “Drunk In Love” secured Best Collaboration for “Drunk In Love” with Jay Z.

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