Print Music Editor Bridie Adams talks to singer Elliott Holden about the music he posts on social media in the first of a series of interviews with undiscovered artists.
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Bridie Adams reviews the title track of The Weeknd’s latest album
The build-up to the latest record from Toronto born R&B ‘Starboy’ The Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, was distinctly low-key. Tesfaye nonchalantly dropped a screenshot of a text conversation with his friend turned creative-director La Mar Taylor on Instagram last Wednesday enquiring whether “Should we drop it on Friday, I’m indifferent to be honest”. The […]
“Look what you’ve done / I’m a motherfuckin’ Starboy” – The Weeknd That is the confident refrain of The Weeknd’s recent single ‘Starboy’. As the title track to the artist’s November release, (which marked a significant change in his musical direction), it’s lyrics stand out as illustrative and delicately composed. Between each gasping “ha-ha-ha” of the chorus, […]