“America Has A Problem”: Beyoncé Reveals Renaissance Tracklist

21 July 2022 | 11:35 am | Brenton Harris

Beyoncé has revealed the tracklisting for her feverishly anticipated album 'Renaissance'.

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Beyoncé has revealed the tracklisting for her feverishly anticipated album Renaissance. Queen Bey shared the names of each of the sixteen songs set to appear on Renaissance via Instagram stories. 

The list is full of tantalising titles including America Has a Problem, Alien Superstar, Thique, Plastic Off the Sofa and Church Girl. Which will all appear alongside the TikTok trend-inspiring viral smash Break My Soul

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The arrival of the track list for Renaissance brings us closer to the full Renaissance drop on July 29th. The album is currently available to pre-order with a box set beginning to ship upon the album's release date. 

The drop of the tracklist follows Beyoncé's arrival on TikTok last week. Queen Bey’s first upload was an artfully composed compilation of user-generated content set to the sounds of her latest single Break My Soul.  

The singer used the post to thank fans for their ongoing support. Making specific reference to the Beyoncé-inspired ‘wiggle’ trend.  Beyoncé wrote in the caption “Seeing y’all release the wiggle made me so happy!” adding a brief thank you message “Thank you so much for all the love for BREAK MY SOUL! – Love B”.

The long-awaited arrival of Beyoncé to TikTok also means the arrival of her entire music catalogue on the app, meaning that users can now freely, and legally make as much Beyonce-inspired content as they wish. We anticipate a whole lot of Renaissance-related posts when the record drops.

It's also expected that Renaissance will land with an extravagant, visual component too, accompanying the stunning artwork, her debut on TikTok seems to be perfectly primed for that. 

From Lemonade premiering through HBO, Homecoming landing as a part of a $60 million dollar deal with Netflix and Black Is King with Disney, there's no doubt that Renaissance will follow a similar path.

Beyoncé has been kept very busy since the release of releasing Lemonade in 2016; she released a collaborative album with Jay-Z in 2018 under their family moniker, The Carters, titled Everything Is Love, and headlined Coachella in 2019, which landed alongside a documentary and live album HOMECOMING.

Then followed 2020’s Black Is King, a visual album that was released in support of and alongside 2019s The Lion King: The Gift, which featured collaborators Childish Gambino, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell and more.

She also performed at this year's controversial Academy Awards after soundtracking King Richard via Be Alive.

Beyoncé - Renaissance - Tracklist

1. I’m That Girl
2. Cozy
3. Alien Superstar
4. Cuff It
5. Energy
6. Break My Soul
7. Church Girl
8. Plastic Off the Sofa
9. Virgo’s Groove
10 .Move
11. Heated
12. Thique
13. All Up in Your Mind
14. America Has a Problem
15. Pure/Honey
16. Summer Renaissance