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    To the dance floor! Beyoncé releases disco-themed single ‘Break My Soul’

    Grammy award-winning singer Beyoncé is back on the music scene with a disco-themed new single! The talented businesswoman and musician officially released her new single, Break My Soul, on Tuesday 21 June and instantly shot to the top of Twitter’s trending list straight after the release. 

    According to Variety, the mom-of-three’s single first appeared on Tidal, a streaming service which is partly owned by Beyoncé’s husband, Jay-Z, before popping up on other streaming services like YouTube and Spotify. 

    This is the first single from Beyoncé’s seventh studio album, Renaissance, set to be released on 29 July. 

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    Following the release of her 2020 album, The Lion King: The Gift, Beyoncé surprised fans with the announcement of Break My Soul on Friday 17 June. The track is upbeat, full of energy and perfect for the summertime. 

    The track has a songwriting credit from American songwriter Ryan Tedder, who has worked with the likes of Adele, Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon 5 and Katy Perry. 

    Break My Soul was produced by American R&B star Raphael Saadiq. 



    Taking to Twitter, tweeps have praised Beyoncé’s Break My Soul for its energetic and dance vibe. Could it be the song of the summer? 

    “Beyoncé said 90s babies, I’ve got you! The queen is back. Bow down,” wrote one tweep. 

    “This song is a whole vibe, great message too, don’t let anybody break your soul! One thing about Beyoncé, she will reinvent her sound over & over again and she never misses. An icon,” wrote another tweep. 

    “Being honest Beyoncé did not have to destroy us like that. Like this song is literally perfection. How am I supposed to go back to normal music again? #BreakMySoul”

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    Sources told Variety that Beyoncé’s upcoming album, Renaissance, will feature both dance and “country-leaning” tracks with contributions from Ryan Tedder. 

    Raphael Saadiq will also reportedly play a major role in Renaissance.

    The album is set to be released on 29 July.

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