Beyonce goes from the erotic to the bucolic in videos for her new self-titled album.

Beyonce goes from the erotic to the bucolic in videos for her new self-titled album.

Beyonce dropped a bombshell early today (Dec. 13) with the surprise release of her fifth, self-titled studio album with 17 new songs and videos for each, already packaged and ready to go. She calls it a game changer.

She held off releasing the videos, however, and only provided 30-second teasers ranging from sexy, high-powered visuals to soft idyllic scenes from Rio de Janiero.

The videos are also a montage of her life and include husband Jay Z, daughter Blue Ivy, mom Tina and her old Destiny’s Child band mates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. They reunited for a performance at the Super Bowl in February.

Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, Drake and Jay-Z an even Blue Ivy are featured on various songs.

She calls the package a “visual album” and released the videos with the music exclusively on iTunes.

In all, the album contains 14 tracks and three bonus videos. Surprisingly, previously leaked tracks, “Grown Woman” and “Standing in the Sun” did not make the album. But a video featuring “Grown Woman” is included.

The release was accompanied by a statement from the 32-year-old singer explaining her decision to break music industry custom with the release of the album.

“That the album is available on the day the world is learning about its release is an unprecedented strategic move by the artist to deliver music and visual content directly to her fans when she wants to and how she wants to, with no filter,” it said.

“I didn’t want to release my music the way I’ve done it,” Beyonce says. “I am bored with that. I feel like I am able to speak directly to my fans.
‘There’s so much that gets between the music, the artist and the fans.”

The album, however, was perfectly timed for the holiday season, and fans will get to check out the music before critics can have their say about it.

Check out the videos by clicking below.

Beyonce Music Extravaganza: Her Fifth Studio Album Videos

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Ghost: Beyonce appears in flawless close up in a flowing black gown and mesh top, showcasing her abs.

Blow: Beyonce wears a tiger print coat in a psychedelic display that unfolds in a roller disco. The girls skate in hotpants.

Mine: Beyonce strikes a Biblical pose from Michelangelo’s Mary With Christ before the scene cuts to a wild dance scene on the beach at night. Drake is featured in the uptempo video.

Jealous: Beyonce looks contemplative in a luxurious setting before she parties with girlfriends. But her mind is elsewhere in this ballad about an errant lover.

Drunk in Love: Beyonce is back on the beach dressed like a harem vixen in a high-concept black and white video. She dances on the beach in Brazil and husband Jay-Z is featured.

Rocket: Another black-and-white video that features slow motion close-ups of Beyonce in skimpy underwear as she gets orgasmic on her bed.

Flawless: Beyonce is a home girl in hot pants and a plaid shirt, dancing in a graffiti-filled alley in a Rio barrio. She showcases her dance moves and her fly girl street cred.

No Angel: Beyonce flashes some bling in a white fur jacket in this tribute to ghetto bad boys. The video was shot in her hometown of Houston and she gives a leg up to some homegrown Texas hip hop playas.

Heaven: Beyonce is shown celebrating the good life before the scene cuts to a cemetery and she’s seen in mourning for a lover in this haunting emotional ballad. The video flashbacks to good times to help Beyonce get through the bad times.

Yoncé: Beyonce sells the sizzle as her new alter-ego, Yonce. Bey joins models Chanel Iman and Joan Smalls who strike defiant, but sexy poses in high-fashion and gangsta’ bling.

Partition: Beyonce strips down and rivals her younger protege Rihanna in a racy stripper-influence video. She writhes on stage in a barely there costume and cage dances for hubbie Jay-Z.

Superpower: Beyonce returns to her R&B roots with her Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. Beyonce leads a street gang in a scene mildly reminiscent of Michael Jackson’s video for “Beat It.” The street violence is disturbing.

XO: New York City’s famed seedy amusement park, Coney Island is the backdrop for this uptempo tun. Beyonce is all about having a good time on the world famous roller coaster as she struts down the boardwalk with a posse of friends.

Blue: Beyonce embraces motherhood as only a superstar singer can with a touching tribute to daughter Blue Ivy. Lots of lush romantic scenes from Rio.

Haunted: Beyonce goes Art Deco with a ’30s glam look, featuring a short blonde bob. She channels Josephine Baker in a sexy, decadent collage of scantily clad dancers in a lavish production.

Pretty Hurts: Beyonce plays a troubled beauty contestant feeling the pressure to be the idealized woman no matter what it costs, even if it comes to drugs an diet pill. The video is set in her hometown of Houston.

Grown Woman: Beyonce parties like its 1977 in this throwback tribute to early pop videos. The video features analog special effects and Beyonce twerking. Look for mom, Tina; she makes a cameo appearance.