The Weeknd Premieres New Video ‘Rolling Stone’
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After years of being an enigma in the realm of R&B, it looks like we finally get to hear and see what Abel Tesfaye (aka the Weeknd) is going to bring to the music game. The newly-signed artist on Universal Republic just released his new video for ‘Rolling Stone.’
The simple black-and-white visual features the Canadian singer crooning while sitting in front of the camera. The song itself is gentle with minimal production — just an acoustic guitar riff and Weeknd’s feathery falsetto.
The first segment features a woman draping her arms around his shoulders, which is similar to the cover art of Weeknd’s debut album ‘Trilogy.’ The collection, which hits stores on Nov. 13, consists of re-mastered versions of all three of Weeknd’s popular mixtapes — ‘House of Balloons,’ ‘Thursday’ and ‘Echoes of Silence’ — plus, three new songs.
You can catch the Weeknd currently supporting Florence + the Machine on their U.S. tour. Later in October, the singer will headline his own jaunt beginning Oct. 16. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.
Check out the Weeknd Fall Tour Dates:
10/04 – San Diego, Calif. | Cricket Wireless Ampitheatre *
10/05 – Mountain View, Calif. | Shoreline Ampitheatre *
10/07 – Los Angeles, Calif. | Hollywood Bowl *
10/16 – Orlando, Fla. | House of Blues
10/17 – Miami, Fla. | The Fillmore
10/19 – Atlanta, Ga. | Atlanta Civic Center
10/20 – Charlotte, N.C. | The Fillmore
10/22 – Boston, Mass. | House of Blues
10/26 – New York, N.Y. | Terminal 5
10/27 – Bronx, N.Y. | Paradise Theater
10/29 – Montreal, QC | Metropolis
11/02 – Toronto, Ont. | TBD
* with Florence + the Machine