Swim Good

Album: Nostalga, Lite (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the second single by R&B singer-songwriter and member of the Odd Future collective Frank Ocean. The song is taken from his EP Nostalga, Lite, a re-release of his Nostalga, Ultra mixtape. The single was released on August 16, 2011.
  • The song features production from The-Dream's right-hand man, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, the guy behind the hit singles "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it)" and "Umbrella."
  • Lyrically, the song finds Ocean driving to a funeral in his Lincoln Towncar, which we later find out is to be his own.

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