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Dev Hynes announces new Blood Orange album, Cupid Deluxe

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Over the last decade, UK singer-songwriter Dev Hynes has released music as both a member of Test Icicles and under the solo moniker Lightspeed Champion. In 2011, he launched a new solo project called Blood Orange and released the full-length LP Coastal Grooves. On November 18th, he’ll return with Blood Orange’s sophomore LP, Cupid Deluxe, via Domino Records.

The 18-track effort is preceded by lead single “Chamakay”, which features Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek. Other contributors include Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth, Clams Casino, Despot, and members of Friends and Kindness. That’s the album cover, above.

Below, watch the video for “Chamakay”, along with an interview wherein Hynes discusses the album, its influences, its themes, and more.

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