SZA Shares ‘CTRL’ Deluxe Edition to Celebrate Debut Album’s 5th Anniversary

A total of seven unreleased songs have been added to the tracklist of the acclaimed album, which originally dropped on this exact date back in 2017.

The cover for a deluxe SZA album is pictured

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The cover for a deluxe SZA album is pictured

To commemorate five years since the release of CTRL, SZA has shared a deluxe edition of her debut studio album to streaming services.

The deluxe-ified album arrives days after SZA teased its release on Twitter, telling fans she was considering sharing some “unreleased songs” to celebrate the anniversary. She later clarified that everything included in the deluxe was made between 2014 and 2017, i.e. “not new…to be absolutely clear.”

Unreleased songs from 2017 to celebrate 5 .. me thinks .

— SZA (@sza) June 6, 2022

What isn’t on deluxe maybe on SoundCloud as well tomorrow? Deciding . Spring cleaning old thoughts .

— SZA (@sza) June 9, 2022

All told, seven songs have been added to the tracklist, including an alternate version of the Grammy-nominated hit “Love Galore.” Also added after the original album’s 14 songs are “2AM,” “Miles,” “Percolator,” “Tread Carefully,” “Awkward,” and “Jodie.”

Stream CTRL (Deluxe), boasting 20 minutes of previously unheard material, below via Spotify. As SZA herself teased in recent days, additional tracks may be shared via her SoundCloud, so keep an eye on that here.

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SZA was announced this week as among the headliners for Day N Vegas 2022 alongside Travis Scott and J. Cole. Last month, she gave fans another update on the possibility of a new album arriving soon, telling Vogue we should all expect this summer to be “a SZA summer.”

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