The tracklisting and album cover for soul queen and sci-fi lover, Janelle Monae's upcoming album, The Electric Lady, was recently made available—by accident.
The cover art, (you can see the Target symbol from the leaked image in the far right corner) reaffirms Monae's love for both disco and cyborgs, and the tracklisting reaffirms the fact that the girl's got a lot of very talented admirers.
Not every musician gets to duet with Prince, Solange Knowles, Erykah Badu and Miguel on the same album!
The Eclectic Lady is Monae's second full-length release and her first since 2010's critical smash, The ArchAndroid.
Two months later we got an official release date (September 10!) and the poppy, hand-clapper "Dance Apocalyptic."
And now, this:
1. Suite IV Electric Overture
2. Givin Em What They Love (ft. Prince)
3. Q.U.E.E.N. (ft. Erykah Badu)
4. Electric Lady (ft. Solange)
5. Good Morning Midnight (Interlude)
6. PrimeTime (ft. Miguel)
7. We Were Rock & Roll
8. The Chrome Shoppe (Interlude)
9. Dance Apocalyptic
10. Look Into My Eyes
11. Suite V Electric Overture
12. It's Code
13. Ghetto Woman
14. Our Favorite Fugitive (Interlude)
16. Can't Live Without Your Love
17. Sally Ride
18. Dorothy Dandridge Eyes (ft. Esperanza Spalding)
19. What An Experience
21. Q.U.E.E.N. (ft. Erykah Badu) [Wondamix]
22. Electric Lady (ft. Big Boi and Cee Lo Green) [Dungeon-Wondamix]
24. I Want You Back
According to NME, the Miguel track, "Prime Time," will feature a sample of the indie-rock godfathers, The Pixie's, classic "Where Is My Mind?"
We have a feeling this album is gunna push a lot of boundaries and bend a lot of genres. After all, this is the electric lady who adores talking about cyborgs almost as much as (and maybe more than) music!