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Beyoncé releases house-pop Robin S-sampling single ‘Break My Soul’

Beyoncé releases house-pop Robin S-sampling single ‘Break My Soul’

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Beyoncé has released the first single from her Renaissance album, due on July 29th.

‘Break My Soul’ first arrived via Tidal a few hours before general release. The song features two samples, a twisted sample from the ’90s-dance hit ‘Show Me Love’ from Robin S, and also, a vocal sample from New Orlean’s bounce artist Big Freedia’s song ‘Explode’. That’s the second time Big Freedia has appeared on a Beyoncé song after 2016’s ‘Formation’.

I’ma let down my hair ’cause I lost my mind
Bey is back and I’m sleepin’ real good at night
The queens in the front and the Doms in the back
Ain’t takin’ no flicks but the whole clique snapped
There’s a whole lot of people in the house

Listen to it here:

The track was produced by Beyoncé, The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, BlaqNmilD, and Jay-Z.

Stream or add the song here.

Break My Soul Lyrics

[Intro: Big Freedia & Beyoncé]
I’m ’bout to explode, take off this load
Bend it, bust it open, won’t ya make it go
Yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka
Yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka (Release ya wiggle)
Yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka (Release ya wiggle)
Yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka, yaka
Ah, la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la
La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la

[Chorus: Beyoncé]
You won’t break my soul
You won’t break my soul
You won’t break my soul
You won’t break my soul
I’m tellin’ everybody
Everybody
Everybody
Everybody

[Verse 1: Beyoncé]
Now, I just fell in love, and I just quit my job
I’m gonna find new drive, damn, they work me so damn hard
Work by nine, then off past five
And they work my nerves, that’s why I cannot sleep at night

[Pre-Chorus: Beyoncé]
Motivation
I’m lookin’ for a new foundation, yeah
And I’m on that new vibration
I’m buildin’ my own foundation, yeah
Hold up, oh, baby, baby

[Chorus: Beyoncé]
You won’t break my soul (Na, na)
You won’t break my soul (No-no, na, na)
You won’t brеak my soul (No-no, na, na)
You won’t break my soul (Na, na)
I’m tellin’ evеrybody (Na, na)
Everybody
Everybody
Everybody

[Post-Chorus: Big Freedia]
Release ya anger, release ya mind
Release ya job, release the time
Release ya trade, release the stress
Release the love, forget the rest

[Verse 2: Beyoncé]
I’ma let down my hair ’cause I lost my mind
Bey is back and I’m sleepin’ real good at night
The queens in the front and the Doms in the back
Ain’t takin’ no flicks but the whole clique snapped
There’s a whole lot of people in the house
Tryin’ to smoke with the yak in your mouth
(Good at night) And we back outside
You said you outside, but you ain’t that outside
Worldwide hoodie with the mask outside
In case you forgot how we act outside

[Pre-Chorus: Beyoncé]
Got motivation (Motivation)
I done found me a new foundation, yeah (New foundation)
And I’m takin’ my new salvation (Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, new salvation)
And I’ma build my own foundation, yeah (Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah, oh, yeah, yeah, yeah)
Oh, baby, baby

[Chorus: Beyoncé]
You won’t break my soul (You won’t)
You won’t break my soul (Break my soul)
You won’t break my soul (You won’t)
You won’t break my soul (Break my soul)
And I’m tellin’ everybody (Everybody)
Everybody (Everybody)
Everybody (Everybody)
Everybody, yeah