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How Did You Listen To "Lemonade"?

We know you've heard it. But did you actually shell out for a Tidal account?

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By now, everyone's heard Beyoncé's new album, Lemonade.

Instagram: @beyonce

It's basically destroying the internet as we speak.

In typical Bey fashion, though, the rollout was unique.

Via beyonce.tidal.com

The only way to stream the album is by subscribing to Tidal, or buying it on iTunes or Amazon. This is, evidently, a boon for Tidal, which is owned by Beyoncé's husband, Jay Z, and which is now the No. 2 most downloaded app in the iTunes store.

  1. So, how are you listening to "Lemonade"?

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    I was already a Tidal subscriber.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I'm on, like, my fourth free trial on Tidal at this point.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I bought the album as soon as it hit iTunes.
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    Incorrect
    I bought the CD/DVD combo on Amazon.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I illegally downloaded it, of course?
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I actually still haven't listened to it, but I hear Jay cheated on Bey??!!!??
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So, how are you listening to "Lemonade"?
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    I was already a Tidal subscriber.
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    I'm on, like, my fourth free trial on Tidal at this point.
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    I bought the album as soon as it hit iTunes.
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    I bought the CD/DVD combo on Amazon.
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    I illegally downloaded it, of course?
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    I actually still haven't listened to it, but I hear Jay cheated on Bey??!!!??

Brendan Klinkenberg is a tech reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.

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