Watch Frank Ocean Perform Live Studio Version Of "Nikes"

“-5”

By //Music

Frank Ocean rarely puts up content on his Tumblr page anymore, but when he does, it’s always noteworthy. His latest entry is a live studio version of his Blonde song, “Nikes.” The performance, which finds Frank crooning over a simple electric piano, is minimal yet sentimental and stirring in a way that we can expect from the singer-songwriter. Captioned is “-5,” which means that the song is pitched down five semitones from the original (or, in essence, not pitched down at all as the original is actually pitched up five semitones). Watch the live rendition of “Nikes” above.

For more from Frank, check out his “Provider” lyrical video, which stars Hello Kitty.

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