Blood Orange - aka Dev Hynes - will release his sophomore album, Cupid Deluxe on November 18th2013. The album was produced by Hynes in his adopted hometown of New York City, mixed by Jimmy Douglass, and features amazing guest appearances by David Longstreth (Dirty Projectors), Caroline Polachek (Chairlift), Samantha Urbani (Friends), Clams Casino, Despot, Adam Bainbridge (Kindness), Skepta and many more. The album will be available for purchase on CD (WIGCD322) and 2xLP vinyl (WIGLP322);
Cupid Deluxe is the follow up to Hynes' debut as Blood Orange, 2011's Coastal Grooves. Since that album's release, Hynes has written and produced music for the likes of Solange, Sky Ferreira, MKS, and more. Cupid Deluxe shows a more expansive aural palate than its predecessor while retaining the pop sensibilities that Hynes has showcased since his days in Test Icicles and Lightspeed Champion. Simply put, Cupid Deluxe perfectly highlights why Hynes has become one of the most exhilarating and prolific voices creating music right now.
Blood Orange will be playing Pitchfork Music Festival Paris at the end of this month (Oct 31st - Nov 2nd).
Cupid Deluxe tracklisting:
1. Chamakay 7. Clipped On
2. You're Not Good Enough 8. Always Let You Down
3. Uncle Ace 9. On The Line
4. No Right Thing 10. High Street
5. It Is What It Is 11. Time Will Tell