SZA teased at May’s Met Gala that her sophomore album was “able to go” and suggested her followers to organize for “a SZA summer season,” inducing a painful wait that lasted via the summer season and fall. Lastly, we’re in for a SZA winter. The multiplatinum singer-songwriter thrived because the musical visitor on final evening’s (December 3) Saturday Night Live, the place she carried out “Shirt,” debuted “Blind,” and confirmed the release date for S.O.S., the aforementioned sophomore album, is that this Friday, December 9.
SZA was announced as SNL‘s December 3 musical visitor in mid-November, and followers started cautiously believing that the long-awaited followup to 2017’s Ctrl would arrive in December. She informed Billboard that December was the goal for S.O.S., however followers nonetheless principally adopted a believe-it-when-we-see it perspective.
It wasn’t till SZA shared the presumed cover art final week and “S.O.S. 12/9″ appeared behind her on stage on the finish of her “Shirt” efficiency on SNL that full-fledged pleasure was unlocked.
“We survived the SZA album drought,” one Twitter person wrote alongside a video of a lady tearfully turning her commencement tassel. One other tweeted a video of Miley Cyrus in an emotional Hannah Montana scene with the joke, “SZA leaving Nicki and Rihanna within the ‘mendacity in regards to the album’ room.”
See extra humorous fan reactions to S.O.S.‘s confirmed arrival under.
I apologize for the individual I’m going to change into when this SZA album drops
— Alex Gonzalez (@alexgwriter) November 30, 2022
KeKe Palmer asserting her being pregnant.
SZA asserting her album drops subsequent week.
Finest SNL episode of the 12 months, I don’t care. Go, Black girls!
— AGD. (@TheLexGabrielle) December 4, 2022
when SZA drops her new album, don’t come in search of me i will likely be gone.
— 𝐯𝐞 ❧ 🆘 12/9 (@szalishhh) December 3, 2022
sza actually dropping a brand new album and it doesn’t even really feel like actual life… LIKE I PRAYED FOR TIMES LIKE THESE
— ceo of kory (@korysverse) December 4, 2022
Why I checked my schedule and I’m working early Friday morning so I can’t keep up late to take heed to new Sza album 5 instances again to again. Wow. 🥺 pic.twitter.com/LQiVikaxdE
— •|𝐂𝐡𝐥𝐨𝐞|•🧜🏾♀️ (@ayochlo11) December 4, 2022
S.O.S. is out 12/9 through High Dawg Leisure and RCA.