There is a particular This Is Going to Be Actually F*cking Good vibe surrounding the kickoff to the Weeknd’s new chapter.
Working example, we now have a trio of studio-set Instagram updates from Abel. Some potential Weeknding, as embedded in your comfort beneath, additionally popped up in an Instagram Story replace over on DaHeala’s web page. The Weeknd and DaHeala beforehand linked for My Expensive Melancholy, and Kiss Land.
The most recent venture from the XO co-founder follows final yr’s six-track Melancholy, which notably boasted contemporary Columbia Information recruit Gesaffelstein on the spotlight “I Was By no means There.” The Weeknd’s most up-to-date conventional full-length was his Grammy-winning 2016 album Starboy. The hour-plus Magnificence Behind the Insanity follow-up options Future, Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, and Daft Punk and was finally supported by six singles, together with “Occasion Monster” and the ubiquitous-at-the-time title observe.
Shortly after introducing us to that welcomed batch of melancholia, the Weeknd revealed that he had initially penned an album’s value of songs with the precise reverse unifying temper. “Previous to Melancholy, I had a complete album written, executed,” he advised Time in Might. “Which wasn’t melancholy in any respect as a result of it was a distinct time in my life . . . It was very upbeat—it was lovely.”
Although that venture will seemingly by no means see an existence, the Weeknd is clearly stoked on what’s to come back. “I need you guys to be the primary to know that I am engaged on my new album proper now,” he advised a Toronto viewers again in November. “Chapter six coming quickly. Let’s get it.”