Stream Kiss Land, the new album by The Weeknd (playing Susquehanna Bank Center 10/4)


La Mar C. Taylor/Courtesy of the artist
La Mar C. Taylor/Courtesy of the artist
Canadian rapper and singer Abel Tesfaye, who performs as The Weeknd, emerged in a haze of mystery in 2010, and in 2011 released three albums of music for free. Almost immediately The Weeknd captured the attention of music fans and critics with a slow to mid-tempo R&B sound that was a cross between Drake and Massive Attack with sample choices as diverse as Beach House, Portishead, and Siouxie and The Banshees. The first three records were remastered and released as Trilogy in 2012 and he releases his new album, Kiss Land, on September 10th. The Weeknd plays the Susquehanna Bank Center on Friday, October 4th. Go here for tickets and more information.

You can stream Kiss Land in its entirety here via NPR Music, or sample a couple songs below.

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