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Only a legend can leave the industry and come back every five to ten years! Can you believe the last time Maxwell released an album was BLACKsummers’night in 2009?

Seven years later, the wait is over and our favorite neo-soul bae is back with new music! We’re loving Maxwell’s new single “Lake By The Ocean” (not to be confused with Frank Ocean!)

The 42-year-old is up on technology, he used Facebook Live to have a listening session of the new track with his millions of fans.

During a live Q&A, the sultry singer shared the inspiration behind the track, “Basically, the song represents falling in love after a very tough trial period in life and finding contentment in the smallest things next to the biggest things,” he said.

“Being content in a lake when you have an entire ocean near you is the epitome of true happiness” he added.

Beauties, are you feeling “Lake By The Ocean”? Are you looking forward to buying Maxwell’s second album from his blackSUMMERS’night trilogy on July 1st?


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