As Miguel readies for the launch of his fifth studio album, his fans were treated to a breathtaking preview of his new material. Having passed almost six years since his last full-length project, Miguel’s recent single “Number 9,” a collaboration with Lil Yachty, not only heralded his return but also confirmed his plans to release a new album this upcoming fall.
In a remarkable showcase, Miguel took the stage on August 25 at Sony Studios for a listening event, where he performed four songs from his forthcoming album, rumored to be titled Viscera, according to TMZ.
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The highlight of the evening was Miguel’s performance of a song believed to be titled “Rope.” During this captivating act, Miguel underwent a unique artistic feat. His back adorned with piercings, assistants carefully inserted hooks into his skin. These hooks were then attached to actual ropes, lifting Miguel into the air while he delivered his performance. The enthralling spectacle lasted around four minutes, captivating the audience and ending with his descent to the ground, met with resounding cheers.
Miguel performing “Rope” from his upcoming album “Viscera” with two ropes pierced into his back pic.twitter.com/by6CUYxZtp— Miguel Updates (@DailyMigueI) August 26, 2023
While his album releases have been spaced out, Miguel’s musical creations have demonstrated their enduring appeal. Over a decade after its initial release, his breakthrough single “Sure Thing” experienced a resurgence on platforms like TikTok, gaining new popularity over the past year.
As of now, there is no confirmed release date for Miguel’s upcoming album Viscera. The anticipation for this new musical offering continues to build as fans eagerly await its unveiling.