SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

May 01, 2012 15:49 ET

B.o.B Soars With "STRANGE CLOUDS"; Atlanta Rapper's Sophomore Album Features Appearances From T.I., Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Ryan Tedder and More; B.o.B Joins Forces With Target for Exclusive 2-Disc Deluxe Edition of "STRANGE CLOUDS" Featuring 5 New, Unreleased Bonus Tracks; Acclaimed MC Heralds New Album With a String of High-Profile Television Appearances Including The View, The Wendy Williams Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!; "STRANGE CLOUDS" Lands Everywhere Today

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist, B.o.B celebrates the release of his sophomore album, "STRANGE CLOUDS," which arrives in stores and online today. "STRANGE CLOUDS" comes as a follow up to 2010's Grammy-nominated, Gold-certified debut album, "B.o.B PRESENTS: THE ADVENTURES OF BOBBY RAY," which spawned the multi-platinum hit singles, "Nothin' On You (feat. Bruno Mars)," "Airplanes (feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore)," and "Magic (feat. Rivers Cuomo)." "STRANGE CLOUDS" sees the Atlanta native pairing with the likes of T.I., Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Ryan Tedder, Chris Brown, Trey Songz and more, with production from Dr. Luke, Salaam Remi, Ryan Tedder and even B.o.B himself. On top of this, the acclaimed MC has joined forces with retailer Target for an exclusive, 2-disc deluxe edition of "STRANGE CLOUDS," which includes 5 brand new, unreleased songs. What's more, the rapper has ushered in his sophomore album with a performance of "So Good" on yesterday's The View and this morning's The Wendy Williams Show, as well as a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!'s outdoor stage, slated for Monday, May 7th (check local listings.)

Heralding the release of "STRANGE CLOUDS," B.o.B is already earning praise from critics including Entertainment Weekly, who praised B.o.B's musical diversity saying, "The guy knows how to hang in nearly every sonic situation, and master it -- just like a real rock star," while The Source acknowledges that "...there are enough solo gems to show how much talented than the average Bobby Ray really is." What's more, B.o.B will celebrate the release of "STRANGE CLOUDS" tonight, with a special 30-minute mini-concert performance on BET's 106th & Park (check local listings.)

For more information on B.o.B, visit www.bobatl.com, www.twitter.com/bobatl and www.facebook.com/bobatl.

For B.o.B press materials, please visit http://press.atlanticrecords.com/BoB.

(TRACKLISTING BELOW)

B.o.B
"STRANGE CLOUDS"
(Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic)

1. Bombs Away (feat. Morgan Freeman)
2. Ray Bands
3. So Hard To Breathe
4. Both Of Us (feat. Taylor Swift)
5. Strange Clouds (feat. Lil Wayne)
6. So Good
7. Play For Keeps
8. Arena (feat. Chris Brown and T.I.)
9. Out Of My Mind (feat. Nicki Minaj)
10. Never Let You Go (feat. Ryan Tedder)
11. Chandelier (feat. Lauriana Mae)
12. Circles
13. Just A Sign (feat. Playboy Tre)
14. Castles (feat. Trey Songz)
15. Where Are You (B.o.B VS Bobby Ray)

TARGET DELUXE EDITION

16. MJ (feat. Nelly)
17. Back It Up For Bobby
18. What Are We Doing
19. Guest List (feat. Roscoe Dash)
20. Ms. Professional

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