He celebrated the news by releasing the “Black Balloons Reprise” instrumental.
Less than a month before the first anniversary of his sixth album, Flamagra, Flying Lotus made a special announcement. On Monday, he revealed he’d be releasing the album’s instrumentals on limited edition double vinyl. To celebrate, he also released the official instrumental for “Black Balloons Reprise.”
“Whereas the original album featured a dream cast of vocal collaborators,” the press release reads, “this project places the masterful arrangements, electronics, and musicianship at the forefront…a treasured peek under the hood of one of today’s most consistently innovative producers.”
Producers like Thundercat and Grammy Award-winning producers Robert Glasper and Herbie Hancock, as well as Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Brandon Coleman, and more contributed to the album. Metacritic gave the album an average score of 80, based on 27 total reviews.
Flamagra (Instrumentals) will be released on May 29. View the full tracklist below. The album will also arrive on digital streaming platforms and compact discs.
FLYING LOTUS – Flamagra (Instrumentals) Tracklist
- Post Requisite
- Heroes In A Half Shell
- More (Instrumental)
- Burning Down the House (Instrumental)
- Spontaneous (Instrumental)
- Pilgrim Side Eye
- All Spies
- Yellow Belly (Instrumental)
- Black Balloons Reprise (Instrumental)
- Fire Is Coming (Instrumental)
- Inside Your Home
- Actually Virtual (Instrumental)
- Remind U
- Say Something
- Debbie Is Depressed
- Find Your Own Way Home
- The Climb
- 9 Carrots
- Land Of Honey (Instrumental)
- Thank U Malcolm
- Hot Oct.