Singer SZA has finally announced a release month for her much anticipated album, ‘S.O.S.’
During a new interview with music website and chart authors ‘Billboard,’ the singer revealed that her follow-up to her 2017 album ‘Ctrl,’ will be delivered at some time this December.
The artist declined to reveal any set date for the albums release however.
Her major label sophomore studio effort, which will released via Top Dawg/RCA, is “the most captivating music [SZA] has ever made,” according to the Billboard interview.
“Her beloved lo-fi beats sharing space with surf rock within the same track,” the Billboard article said.
“A grunge record and an acoustic guitar-driven ballad coexisting without either sounding out of place, the report details.
Since her debut album, the singer has featured on a number of tracks from other major artists and also released her own singles, including ‘I Hate U,’ last year and ‘Good Days’ in 2020.
Recently, she dropped her first single from the upcoming album, titled ‘Shirt, which was dropped with an accompanying music video featuring actor Lakieth Stanfield.
SZA - Shirt (Official Video)
Though SZA continued to release singles since her debut album, her second album was subject to some controversy regarding its release date and built a lot of anticipation amongst her fans.
On Twitter, the artist once blamed the Top Dawg label CEO for pushing back the release of the album in the summer.
Recently, the singer told news network TMZ that she was sitting on a huge number of songs but declined to confirm when her upcoming album would be released when asked by a reporter at LAX airport.
SZA Says She's Sitting On 100 Songs Amid Album Delay | TMZ
Though fans didn’t receive any more information regarding S.O.S form the singer’s new interview, the 33-year-old SZA told Billboard a bit about how she sees her future in music after the release of ‘SOS’.
“I feel like music, in this capacity, I don’t see longevity,” SZA said, “I like to create, I like to write, I like to sing, and I like to share.”
“But I don’t know if chasing after superstardom or whatever I’m supposed to be doing right now is sustainable for me or for anybody,” the singer explained, “I’mma take a good swing at it, and I’mma give ’em my absolute best.”
The artist is set to appear on Saturday Night Live on 3rd December, where she is set to perform with Keke Palmer are set to when the sketch comedy series returns next month.