As the collaboration with Gesaffelstein wasn’t enough of an indication, The Weeknd has seemingly confirmed the returning of the dark brooding sound that made him famous. The Weeknd made the pronouncement 20 hours ago on a Twitter post meant to make peace with the core members of his fanbase; those who lie awake trembling with thoughts of vampiric bloodlust.

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Simply put, The Weeknd’s dark brooding sound is his calling card. Also, he could sense that his Starboy template was growing stale. But more importantly, the “false appearance” |which he playfully created on Starboy, however effective, no longer speaks to his current self. So in 2019, we discover The Weeknd on his backward, to a cantankerous juncture in time. No more “daytime music” as he puts it, only compositions of the bedwetting variety, glimpses of which appear in earlier EP recordings.

For about a month now, The Weeknd has been doing light promo for his presumed Chapter VI project. The artist has sworn off speaking directly, save for his most recent Tweet. Rather, Abel Tesfaye has depended on cryptic imagery to set a tone for his next venture. There is clear evidence, after all, which suggest The Weeknd’s current inclination, but enough to fulfill the incessant demand (for information). We will keep you up to speed when more details come out.

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