The Weeknd Drops Surprise Album 'My Dear Melancholy' Featuring Gesaffelstein & Skrillex
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The Weeknd Drops Surprise Album ‘My Dear Melancholy’ Featuring Gesaffelstein & Skrillex

It’s been over a year and half since The Weeknd dropped new music. However, after dropping several hints on Instagram this week, fans were finally gifted with a brand new album late Thursday night.

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Along with various posts on Instagram, images of a billboard featuring the new album title began circulating on Twitter. This, with several other clues, led The Weeknd to confirm the news via social media.

My Dear Melancholy, includes two collaborations with Gesaffelstein, as well as production by Daft Punk’s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Skrillex, and Nicolas Jaar. Jaar is credited as a composer on opener ‘Call Out My Name,’ and Skrillex as a producer on ‘Wasted Times.’

This is the fourth studio album from The Weeknd, and his first since ‘Starboy,’ which went on to become a global success in 2016.

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