#MusicMonday: Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Happy Monday everybody and thanks for stopping by my blog again 🙂 As I said in my 2019 Plans post, I have been planning a new series for this year, which I will call #MusicMondays. I have recently bought the 100 Albums Bucket List Scratch-Off Poster from Amazon and thought why not review all the albums from the poster on a random Monday?! Click here to see all #MusicMonday posts.

So let’s see what we got this week…


Let’s take a closer look…


Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Released July 10, 2012
Recorded 2011–2012
  • EastWest, Henson, and Record Plant in Hollywood;
  • Manhattan Sound Recording in New York City;
  • San Ysidro in Beverly Hills;
  • Studio for the Talented and Gifted and Westlake in Los Angeles
Length 62:18
Label Def Jam


  1. Start
  2. Thinkin Bout You
  3. Fertilizer
  4. Sierra Leone
  5. Sweet Life
  6. Not Just Money
  7. Super Rich Kids (feat Earl Sweatshirt)
  8. Pilot Jones
  9. Crack Rock
  10. Pyramids
  11. Lost
  12. White (feat John Mayer)
  13. Monks
  14. Bad Religion
  15. Pink Matter (feat André 3000)
  16. Forrest Gump
  17. End

My opinion

Despite having heard of Frank Ocean several years ago, I never listened to any of his music. So I took this opportunity to give the album a careful listen. Upon first listen, I was captivated by his smooth RnB vibe, especially the second track Thinkin Bout You, which is the most popular song on his Spotify page. My favourite track from the whole album was Monks.

Throughout the album, there were short songs which were a minute long or less. They were mostly instrumentals, and my favourite from these was White, which featured John Mayer on guitar.

I would definitely listen to this album again and would play this in the background as I’m working on my blog or assignments.

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From Claire's POV

20-something year old. Blogger. Aspiring writer. Teacher's Assistant.

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