The newest version of Beyoncé and her pop-leaning group Formation have been reworked by a team of music experts to fit the lyrics of her newest single, “Formational.”
The song was released earlier this week and was described as “the first single from the album,” but the team behind the rewrite said it’s not the same song it originally was.
It’s actually a different version of the song, according to a statement from the song’s producer, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and producer Sam Feldstein.
“It was important to us to create a different song for each artist that we worked on.
Beyoncé is a great songwriter and we wanted to add a little more complexity to her music and her lyrics,” the statement read.
The group added that they “reached out to Beyoncé artists, producers, engineers and other creatives for help in crafting the new version.”
The team worked with McCranely and the other members of his group to rework the lyrics to make them more accessible to young fans of the music.
“We’ve always been inspired by Beyoncé, and her work speaks to us as a creative and powerful woman,” the team said.
“We want to help the world understand how Beyoncé has made music and the world of pop music accessible to all.”
The track is expected to drop on March 11.
Beyonce has been working on the song for a year, according a statement posted on the group’s website.
She said she was inspired by the work of the late, legendary artist, the late singer Barbra Streisand, and the way her music resonates with young fans.
“I feel like this song is like a wake up call to the world, that all the artists that I love are so beautiful, and they are so deserving of being heard,” she wrote.
“It’s the message of empowerment that I hope everyone hears.
The world needs to wake up and listen to this message.”