Despite the fact that there is no official release date for the album, the Canadian worldwide superstar appears on the cover of the latest issue of Billboard, where he gives fans a sneak peek at what they can expect from one of the most eagerly awaited albums of his career.
As one of the most important and successful artists of his generation, The Weeknd’s latest album has the feel of being his most defiant yet because it will incorporate a variety of sounds and genres, with electronic dance music playing a prominent role in the mix. Coming off the back of a collaboration with dance music heavyweights Swedish House Mafia, it should come as no surprise that his next album will be his most subversive to date, as well. Despite the fact that there is no clear clue as to the overall sound of the album, the following words from the man himself have left fans and critics alike even more excited as to what is to come;
“Who knows what the next one is going to sound like? When it comes to my albums, there is a cohesive sound going on, but I can’t really stick to one style. So you’ll hear EDM, hip-hop and three other types of sounds in one song — and somehow, we make it work.”
Because of his previous forays into electronic music, the Weeknd has enjoyed tremendous success in recent years, thanks to collaborations with Gesaffelstein, Daft Punk, and Kavinksy. These collaborations have helped to solidify his position as one of the most versatile artists in the live entertainment industry. The Weeknd has achieved one milestone after another, and his most recent triumph is being named the most played song on the Billboard Hot 100 of all time with his mega hit ‘Blinding Lights,’ which peaked at number one. After accomplishing a genuinely remarkable feat, the Weeknd chose to commemorate the occasion by speaking candidly about the next stage of his career and the whole atmosphere surrounding his upcoming album. Further explanations are provided below.
“Picture the album being like the listener is dead. And they’re stuck in this purgatory state, which I always imagined would be like being stuck in traffic waiting to reach the light at the end of the tunnel. And while you’re stuck in traffic, they got a radio station playing in the car, with a radio host guiding you to the light and helping you transition to the other side. So it could feel celebratory, could feel bleak, however you want to make it feel, but that’s what ‘The Dawn’ is for me.”
We shall be eagerly awaiting the release of his new album, ‘The Dawn,’ which promises to be an album for the ages.
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