WATCH: Beyoncé releases visual album Lemonade ahead of Stadium of Light gig

The Formation World Tour will arrive in Sunderland on Tuesday, June 28. Will you be there?
The Formation World Tour will arrive in Sunderland on Tuesday, June 28. Will you be there?
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For many music fans across the UK, yesterday began like a normal day.

That is, until Beyoncé unexpectedly released a new visual album, Lemonade.

Yesterday morning, many of us checking our social media awoke to the bombshell that the new record had indeed arrived.

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And it served as an all-important reminder that Queen Bey is going to be in our midst in a matter of months.

In the States, Lemonade was unveiled in the form of an hour-long HBO special on Saturday night - and just days after its release, tongues are wagging over lyrics, memes are flooding Instagram and Facebook and excitement is building to hear the new material live.

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With Bey's last self-titled album hitting shelves in 2013, fans were eagerly waiting for a new release - with the anticipation reaching fever pitch back in February with the release of Formation.

While the songs on the new album boast a long line of collaborators, including The Weeknd, Jack White and Kendrick Lemar, the accompanying visuals feature a huge variety of special guests from Serena Williams to Halle Berry, as well as Jay Z's grandmother and the couple's daughter, Blue Ivy.

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As the new material is released we want to know - what do you hope to hear Beyoncé play when she comes to the city? Will you be learning the lyrics and routines ahead of the June date?

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Check out the track list for Lemonade here:

1. Pray You Can't Catch Me

Beyonc made the gig announcement following her performance at the Super Bowl 50 half time show.

Beyonc made the gig announcement following her performance at the Super Bowl 50 half time show.

2. Hold Up

3. Don't Hurt Yourself

4. Sorry

5. 6 Inch

Beyonc pictured with husband Jay Z. Many are speculating that lyrics on the new album, Lemonade, reveal that the rapper has cheated on her during their marriage.

Beyonc pictured with husband Jay Z. Many are speculating that lyrics on the new album, Lemonade, reveal that the rapper has cheated on her during their marriage.

6. Daddy Lessons

7. Love Drought

8. Sandcastles

9. Forward

10. Freedom

11. All Night

Beyonc performing onstage.

Beyonc performing onstage.

12. Formation

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Have you got tickets to see the superstar in Sunderland? Which songs do you hope to hear when she plays at the Stadium of Light?

Lemonade is available on TIDAL and also for purchase on iTunes. Have you listened yet? Let us know what you think.