Robert Ames collaborates with RnB superstar Frank Ocean for 2016 releases
22 August 2016
After months of speculation and social media trending, Frank Ocean’s new body of work has finally been released into the public domain.
'Endless’, a 45-minute visual album was released via Apple Music on Friday 19th August.
‘Blond’, a boundary-pushing album which boasts a list of collaborators that includes Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, David Bowie and the Beatles, was released on Sunday 21st August 2016.
We're delighted to announce that Bright Ivy conductor, Robert Ames, conducted the London Contemporary Orchestra on both releases, effectively blending stunning orchestral arrangements with Rnb synths.
Reviews have been highly positive with 4 and 5 stars distributed across international press describing the albums as ‘Perfect Avant-Garde Soul’ (Rolling Stone) and ‘Brilliantly Confounding’ (The Guardian).