W hen Abel Tesfaye first emerged nine years ago as the Weeknd he arrived with such an immaculately constructed sound and aesthetic that it swiftly became a creative prison. A rethink was in order. The agile After Hours might be his best attempt yet at fusing the two. Lyrically, he ventures into new territory too, albeit briefly.
It was produced primarily by the Weeknd, along with a variety of producers such as DaHeala , Illangelo , Max Martin and Metro Boomin , all of whom the Weeknd had worked with previously. The standard edition of the album has no features, although the remixes edition contains guest appearances from Chromatics and Lil Uzi Vert. Thematically, After Hours explores promiscuity, overindulgence, and self-loathing.
The Weeknd has announced that he's working on his fourth studio album. After releasing 'Starboy' back in , the 'I Feel It Coming' hitmaker is returning to the game with a brand new project, named 'After Hours'. On the week of the album's release, Abel revealed the tracklist for 'After Hours', which consists of fourteen songs including 'Heartless', 'Blinding Lights' and 'Scared to Live'.
Abel Makkonen Tesfaye born February 16, , known professionally as the Weeknd , is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. In , the Weeknd signed with Republic Records , and re-released the mixtapes as part of the compilation album Trilogy His debut studio album, Kiss Land , was released in He followed the album with Beauty Behind the Madness , which was among the best-selling albums of His fourth album, After Hours , featured the number-one singles " Heartless " and " Blinding Lights ".