Beyoncé in a revealing metallic bikini on a holographic horse – with this photo she draws attention to her new album.

US singer Beyoncé (40) has released revealing artwork for her upcoming album “Renaissance” on her social media channels. On Instagram alone, she was able to collect a whopping 3.7 million likes from her 265 million followers within 20 hours.

The artist is seen in a very skimpy metallic bikini, sitting on a glowing holographic horse in front of an all black background. According to “Mail Online” she was styled for the shot by Marni Senofonte, Beyoncé’s heavy metal outfit was created by couture designer Nusi Quero.

An album to “dream”

“This album allowed me to find a place to dream and escape at a scary time for the world. It allowed me to feel free and adventurous at a time when little else was moving,” Beyoncé explained in the comment to mit Post titled “act i RENAISSANCE 7.29”.

Her intention was “to create a safe place, a place without judgment. A place where I could be free from perfectionism and overthinking. A place where you can scream, let go and feel freedom”. It was a wonderful journey of discovery, the singer continued.

“I hope you find joy in this music. I hope it inspires you […] to feel as unique, strong and sexy as you are,” she concludes the message to fans.

The Houston-born singer released her new single “Break My Soul” last week. The dance-pop song is included on the forthcoming album, Renaissance, which is due out on July 29th.