That single word sums up the reaction of fans upon Frank Ocean releasing an 18-track visual album on Apple Music late Thursday night.
Titled “Endless,” the 45-inure album had been teased by Ocean for weeks.
Back on August 1, the beloved R&B crooner launched an Apple Music livestream on his website, prompting fan anticipation and speculation over when we’d hear new music from the singer.
The New York Times then reported than "Boys Don't Cry" would drop on August 5.
But no dropping of any kind occurred on that date.
Now, however, the 28-year old has gone the way of Beyonce with “Lemonade,” springing an artistic visual album on supporters without much warning.
He’s expected follow it up this weekend with another release, his first studio album since Ocean’s Grammy-winning 2012 debut, "Channel Orange."
"I got two versions. I got twooo versions,” Ocean wrote as a caption to the following picture on his website.
Ocean announced the title of “Boys Don't Cry” for this eventual album three years ago. However, Rolling Stone reported on Thursday night that the artist has scrapped the name in favor of a new title.
It's pretty clear at this point that Ocean likes playing games with his fans.
We don't mean this in a negative sense.
He's a bit like Kanye West, both in terms of his talent and how serious he takes his craft.
The visual album, meanwhile, features black-and-white footage of Ocean building a spiral staircase in the middle of a room.
It is comprised of contributions from Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, James Blake, Jazmine Sullivan and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Ocean is listed as the director, executive producer and creative director on the album, which features song titles including "Alabama," "U-N-I-T-Y," "Commes Des Garcons" and a cover of The Isley Brothers' "At Your Best (You Are Love).”
How have fans reacted to the release?
Let's find out:
This person is rather excited...
This person has apparently head an angel sing and can therefore confirm this literal comparison:
This person may never sleep again:
And this person needs some help from Kevin Hart to express how she feels:
Have you given Ocean's new album a listen just yet?
If so, can you even handle it? Can you put into words what it has been like?