Pyramids

Frank Ocean - Pyramids
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 45 ratings
June 7, 2012 / Release Date
Single / Format
Def Jam / Label
Frank Ocean, Malay, Om'Mas Keith / Producer
Alternative R&B / Genres
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frankocean.com / Website
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theRoids
100
Simply the best song in the last 10 years. One of those songs that you wish you could hear for the first time again, just to get that feeling of awe.
papadave
100
Perfect track from one of our generation’s greatest (if not the greatest) r&b albums. The instrumental transition on “Pyramids” is better than that of the famous beat switch on “Nights”, as I feel it all feels more cohesive and whole than the latter. Frank’s vocals here pair perfectly with the instrumental presented. I have been looking for a single aspect of this song that I don’t like, and I really can’t. Some complain about the song’s ... read more
dyelir
96
It's mystical yet transparent, soft yet heavy, long yet not quite long enough. By the time this 10 minute masterpiece ends, you're left astounded by the vividness of the songwriting and astounded how such a wonderful piece of music could have anything to do with John Mayer all the same. Somehow throughout the whole thing, Frank manages to weave the story of a prominent character in ancient history to the tale of a modern day stripper. It's quite the spectacle.
81
Frank Ocean really just shocked me with this song. Song of the year.
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