Beyoncé’s full “Standing On The Sun” is HERE!
Getting our hands (ears?) on the full recording of Beyoncé’s “Standing On The Sun” has been a LONG and arduous journey. We first heard a teeny snippet of tropical banger on Beyoncé’s twerk-a-licious H&M commercial, then we got a bigger (and way more opulent) taste when the Queen performed the full version live on her “Mrs. Carter Show World Tour” stopover in Antwerp, Belgium. Now, thanks to the internet gods, (what we THINK might be) a full version has surfaced! …We think.
Listen to Beyoncé’s “Standing On The Sun” after the jump.
As opposed to B’s attitude-driven “Grown Woman” and “Bow Down,” “Standing On The Sun” is a softer, lusher track. Set to a syncopated, twinkling xylophone beat, Bey seductively coos: “My body is magnified/ In the sun set me alive/ My body, is yours tonight/ Burn me up, set me alive.” (Is anyone else picturing her dancing in a long red dress?)
Now we’re just left to wonder: Is this even the official song?? Some Beyhive/ Bey Stans are saying it’s a leak, and others are saying it’s a fan-made version. Are we looking at an internet test-tube baby over here, or some biological made-in-the-studio jams? Seriously, leave it to Bey to keep us wanting more/guessing ALL THE DAMN TIME! Well, wherever it’s from, this version of “Standing On The Sun” is a GREAT song that we’ll probably party down on the beach/practice our “Hips Don’t Lie” dance to. And because we’re impatient like that, we’re also hoping that it’ll be — in some far-off, distant universe where Beyoncé sets release dates — on a BRAND-NEW ALBUM. PLEASE?! WE’RE WAITING.
+ Listen to Beyoncé’s “Standing On The Sun.”
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