On the last occasion we got a full-length Drake album, 2016’s Views, it was 20 tracks long and released as a timed Apple exclusive.
This time, he’s upped the stakes yet again.
The Canadian superstar’s latest LP, Scorpion, is a whopping 25 tracks long, representing a full hour and 29 minutes of music.
It’s out now (June 29) on all major streaming services, including Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music Unlimited and more.
Spotify obviously worked hard to ensure the megastar came to the table: the company has temporarily allowed Drake to ‘take over’ multiple playlists including Today’s Top Hits, Rap Caviar, Afternoon Acoustic, Morning Commute and more (see pic below).
You can expect streaming records to completely tumble here.
The current most-played album in Spotify history – in week-one terms – is Post Malone’s Beerbongs & Bentleys, which arrived in April.
That album was streamed 47,930,039 times in the US on its opening day.
It also smashed Spotify’s global opening 24-hour record, with a total of 78,744,748 streams on day one.
Beerbongs & Bentleys also broke Spotify’s first week streaming record both globally and in the US with 411,816,710 and 236,500,546 streams respectively.
Expect Drake, and his 25 new songs, to have something to say about this.
You can see the tracklisting of Scorpion – released via Young Money/Cash Money/UMG – below. It has both an A-Side and a B-Side.
- GOD’S PLAN
- I’M UPSET
- 8 OUT OF 10
- MOB TIES
- CAN’T TAKE A JOKE
- SANDRA’S ROSE
- TALK UP (FT. JAY-Z)
- IS THERE MORE
- SUMMER GAMES
- NICE FOR WHAT
- RATCHET HAPPY BIRTHDAY
- THAT’S HOW YOU FEEL
- BLUE TINT
- IN MY FEELINGS
- DON’T MATTER TO ME (FT. MICHAEL JACKSON)
- AFTER DARK (FT. STATIC MAJOR & TY DOLLA $IGN)
- FINAL FANTASY
- MARCH 14
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