Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) (from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack) : Amazing CollaborationPosted in Chill by nick | Tags: Diplo, Electronic, indie, pop, R&B, Sia, The Weeknd
Diplo teams up to produce a song for Sia featuring some vocals from The Weeknd for an unbelievable collaboration created for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack that is yet to be released. The production from Diplo is on his more chill, soulful side, and The Weeknd displays a more upbeat side we did not see on his recent Kiss Land album. You can stream the song below and we will keep you posted on purchase details. Enjoy.
Sia – Elastic Heart (Ft. The Weeknd & Diplo) | iTunes
Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye more commonly known as The Weeknd has just released his debut studio album Kiss Land. This marks his 4th album release following up his break-through triple album re-issue Trilogy. With this album, we see Abel (The Weeknd) transition the sound that formed his initial fan-base. Rather than changing or altering what already worked so well, Abel manages to amplify it. Kiss Land features 10 all original album songs and the incredible Pharrell remix of “Wanderlust” delivering the track in just the right way. The deluxe edition also features the B-Side Oddball and is available to stream below and pick up a copy through iTunes. Read below the player for a contest to see The Weeknd live on his Kiss Land Tour
The Weeknd – Kiss Land (Album) | Purchase iTunes
The Weeknd is going to be performing live on his Kiss Land tour in support of the album. He will be stopping by Colorado for his first visit playing at 1st Bank Center and we have the chance to hook 5 of you up with free pairs of tickets to each bring a friend.
Prize: Giving away 5 pair of tickets to see The Weeknd live at 1st Bank Center in Colorado on 9/20
How To Enter Contest: Enter through Widget Here, every entry increases your chances!
Winner Picked Wednesday September 17th at 7pm MST
The Weeknd recruited none other then Pharrell for an incredible official remix to his new track “Wanderlust” from his upcoming album Kiss Land. He takes the new track which is still unreleased and gives it his own unique soulful spin. It is a perfect combination that’s hard to stop replaying. This is a bonus track that will be available on the new album Kiss Land set to release September 10th, which you can pre-order now. Enjoy.
The Weeknd – Wanderlust (Pharrell Remix) | Pre-Order
FALL TOUR: The Weeknd is also on tour in support of the album, check out the dates below and don’t miss him as he rolls through your city.
French electronic musical visionary Kavinsky just recruited The Weeknd for an official new version of his single “Odd Look” off this years OutRun album. Apart of the Odd Look EP, we get 2 other new versions off his single “Odd Look” also featuring A-Trak and Surkin. The result is french fueled disco house meets electro house heater that collides perfectly with the unstoppable lead vocals from Abel Tesfaye. This 3 song EP also is now available to purchase on Vinyl. Enjoy!
Kavinsky – Odd Look (Ft. The Weeknd) | Purchase Vinyl
The Weeknd follows up his debut tri-mitape album release Trilogy with the first 2 songs off his upcoming album Kiss Land in a 7 minute back to back clip. “Kiss Land” with the same name as the album follows his expected graphic female focused lyrics we saw on his previous releases. While “John Carptner” we get a change of pace from Abel as he talks about his drug habits and the transition from never leaving home and then seeing the world. Both track follow his dark signature style. More details on the album as they come in. Enjoy
The Weeknd – “Kiss Land” + “John Carptener” (Produced by Silkky Johnson)
Juicy J unexpectedly recruited the smooth voice of The Weeknd for his latest song “One Of Those Nights”. It takes the beauty of The Weeknd and places it straight into Juicy’s trppy trap world, and the result are amazing. This is set to come out on Stay Trippy from Juicy J which is set to drop in a few months. Enjoy.
Juicy J – One Of Those Nights (Ft. The Weekend) | Download
NSFW WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS NUDITY
The Weeknd drops off his latest powerful visual to “Twenty Eight” off his debut Trilogy release. The visuals are as stunning as the audio showing Abel in some intriguing settings recordings a variety of girls. Forewarning, this video is NSFW featuring a fair amount of nudity. Enjoy.
The Weeknd – Twenty Eight | iTunes
A few weeks back Wiz Khalifa dropped off “Remember You”, where he recruited the smooth sounds of The Weeknd. This video suits the audio well, featuring some clean shots of Wiz getting suited, and a variety of girls. After watching The Weeknd’s recent “Rolling Stone” music video I was suprised that he did not make an appearnace in this one. This is off of Wiz Khalifa’s upcoming next album O.N.I.F.C. set to release December 4th. Enjoy!
Wiz Khalifa – Remember You (Ft. The Weeknd) | Pre-Order iTunes
I think that it might actually be impossible for The Weeknd to create something bad. Here are the latest extra clean visuals for one of his most highly acclaimed song “The Zone” featuring Drake, which appeared on his second mixtape Thursday. The visuals have a variety imagery ranging from shots of Abel (The Weeknd), Drake, and even the girl and balloons all capturing the essence of the Thursday album artwork.. The very well done video is actually directed by Abel himself. Look out for this, alongside all three albums getting re-released a 3 disc package Trilogy. Enjoy!
The Weeknd – The Zone (Ft. Drake) | Download
The Weeknd recently announced the re-release of his trilogy of albums under one release Trilogy, hitting stores November 13th. He also mentioned that he would be including 3 new songs. We finally get the full version of “Twenty Eight”, one of the new three after it just got premiereed by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1. Beside being the song title, “Twenty Eight” is also a common number associated with drugs (1 ounce = 28 grams), drawing the comparison of The Weeknd’s music being druglike to his listener. This song is just as incredible as the rest of the songs on three disco trilogy. Savor this radio rip until the full version. Enjoy!
The Weeknd – Twenty Eight
Juicy J drops off a new track recruiting the man who just dropped the Cabin Fever 2 mixtape, Wiz Khalifa. Juicy spits first, then Wiz comes in spitting a quality weed induced verse. “Know Betta” has a smooth infectious vibe with a sample from The Weeknd‘s “Montreal”, produced by Juicy J himself, complete with hard hitting 808′s and hi-hats. Enjoy!
Juicy J – Know Betta (Ft. Wiz Khalifa & The Weeknd) | Download
The Weeknd just let loose his first new single in awhile, “Enemy”. It’s another intensely passionate song with incredible production and singing. He recently announced he’d be re-releasing his trilogy of EP’s under a new release Trilogy, and with that mentioned he would releasing a few new tracks. It’s confirmed that this is not one getting released on Trilogy, but just a spare track. He never disappoints. Enjoy!
The Weeknd – Enemy
The Weeknd – Rolling Stone (Music Video) + Announces Release of Trilogy : Powerful Symbolic Music VideoPosted in Chill, Uncategorized by nick | Tags: The Weeknd
The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) has captured the world’s eye by releasing 3 self-produced free albums independently over the past 2 years earning him one of the most impressive underground fan bases I’ve ever seen. He attracted so much attention that major label Atlantic Records is forming his own imprint label called XO. The initial release, Trilogy will be a proper release of The Weeknd’s first three iconic releases: House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echos of Silence. You can get the proper release on November 8th. Couldn’t mean it enough, this guy is a legend in the making.
The Weeknd – Rolling Stone | Download
To coincide with Trilogy, he creates his first major music video, featuring video of himself for the first time. It’s for the song “Rolling Stone”, which was released on his first album House of Balloons. It’s very interesting that he chooses to make a video for this song in particular, because it brings up one of The Weeknd’s reoccurring fears, comparing loosing a girl to loosing his fans. Listen to the line “I got you baby, I got you, Until you’re use to my face, and the mystery fades” Talking about winning his fans over, luring them in with his mystery, they get used to him, and it fades. I think the video symbolizes that entire message. He has a girl holding him the whole video, then her arms get more exposed, signifying him as an artist getting more exposed. Then at the very end flashes apear more and more frequent, symbolizing getting more attention and fame. And then the girl disappears at the very end, symbolizing him loosing his underground intial fanbase that carried him up from nothing. Do you agree? Do you feel he will loose his initial underground fanbase once he enters the mainstream? Do you think because he produces all his own music his sound will never change?
Wiz Khalifa teams up with The Weeknd for an incredible smooth laid back collaboration “Remember You”. The Weekend’s smooth passionate voice really work well with the laid back hazy flow from Wiz. Enjoy!
Wiz Khalifa – Remember You (Ft. The Weeknd)
Ellie Goulding – High For This (The Weeknd Cover) : Cover with Incredible Vocals (Produced by Xaphoon Jones)Posted in Chill by nick | Tags: Cover, Electronic, Ellie Goulding, indie, The Weeknd
Ellie Goulding instantly became one of my favorite singers the first time I heard her voice. Today we get her cover of The Weeknd’s classic track “High For This”, with the production by Xaphoon Jones (Known for being the DJ / Drummer for Chiddy Bang). Ellie really does a great job, does as good of job, if not better then the original. Turn it up, check out the original below as well, enjoy!
Ellie Goulding – High For This (The Weeknd Cover) | Direct Download
The Weekend – High For This | Direct Download
Today we get the latest massive remix from Paper Diamond. It was about this time last year that he dropped his HUGE remix of Kanye West – Power, which put him on a lot of peoples radarss. Well he’s made a variety of other huge remixes, on top of his latest single ‘Can We Go Up’ and the Levitate EP. Well he’s been brewing up something sick, and decided to take on one of the recent tracks off The Weeknd – Echoes Of Silence release. He took ‘Same Old Song’, the mellowed out down tempo track and pumped it full of his feel good electronic energy. He’s got that funky Colorado sound that really gets across in every track. Turn it up, enjoy!
The Weeknd – Same Old Song (Paper Diamond Remix) | Direct Download
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