marks Beyoncé's first solo album in six years, since the 2016 release of
The musician, 40, officially released her seventh studio album
as the clock struck midnight early Friday morning.
Featuring previously released lead single "Break My Soul," which dropped last month, the dance-heavy LP features 15 other tracks: "I'm That Girl"
In contrast to the ultra-personal material of her previous solo album, 2016's
, the songs on
are clearly crafted for dance floors
However, she seems to reference her relationship with JAY-Z and its rumored turbulence — widely believed to have inspired
"Plastic Off the Sofa," meanwhile, seems to nod to some of the public's perception of the couple following the confessional album
We don't need the world's acceptance / They're too hard on me, they're too hard on you, boy," she says in the first verse
In a message shared ahead of
's release, Beyoncé revealed the album will be part of a "three-act project."