“album won’t be available at target. blame it on a generational gap. best buy on deck though.”, Ocean tweeted.
The Huffington Post also reports the news that ‘Channel Orange‘ will not be available at Target. According to the report, the decision is strictly business based as a reaction to Frank releasing the 17-tracks record one week earlier that announced on iTunes.
“At Target, we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical
CDs, so our selection of new releases is dedicated to physical CDs
rather than titles that are released digitally in advance of the street
date.”, the retailer announced in a statement.
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However, rumors are saying that the decision might also, or entirely, based on the “Pyramids” singer coming out especially since Target carries Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s ‘Watch The Throne‘ which also debuted as an iTunes exclusive before hitting the shelves.