Fifteen years after her debut Goodies, Ciara unleashes her seventh studio album Beauty Marks, which serves as the first release on her newly-launched imprint Beauty Marks Entertainment.
The 11-track effort includes collaborations with Kelly Rowland (‘Girl Gang’), Macklemore (‘I Love Myself’), and Tekno (‘Freak Me‘), along with her latest single ‘Thinkin Bout You‘ and ‘Level Up‘ which inspired a viral dance sensation, and the previously-released ‘Greatest Love‘ and ‘Dose‘
The follow-up to 2015’s Jackie is full of empowering and feel-good bops that are sure to please longtime fans.
“The feeling that I have now is parallel to when I first started. I was this young girl excited to be living my dreams and having the best time. I’m back to that phase again.”
the mother of two told Refinery29. Fresh off the release, Ciara offers a glimpse into her world in the emotional video for the title track.
The intimate clip, which the singer directed, features personal moments from her life including her 2016 wedding to Russell Wilson and delivery room footage from the birth of their daughter Sienna. Baby Future also makes an adorable cameo as he meets his baby sister for the first time in the hospital.
“Here it is guys. Sharing some of the most vulnerable & special moments of my life w/ you. This album, song, and video symbolizes how we can turn our scars into #BeautyMarks & there’s no greater feeling than turning your tears of sorrow into tears of joy.”
wrote Ciara. Enjoy the video above and stream Beauty Marks below.