May 2013 20

The Weeknd revealed the first single taken off his forthcoming debut album Kiss Land this weekend. The nearly 8 minute epilogue splits between two songs that seem to reflect both sides of what Abel does. ‘Kiss Land’ ends up being a dramatic and boastful ode to the success he’s  enjoyed since the release of his Trilogy tape, while ‘John Carpenter’ is far more darker and introverted and feels like a real return to those sex-soaked ballads from to his earlier works.

  1. […] Weeknd follows up the global success of his Trilogy epilogue with ‘Kiss Land’, his latest venture into the aphotic crevasses of R&B. The songs video (perhaps not suitable […]

  2. […] the video for his single ‘Belong to the World‘, the follow up to title-track ‘Kiss Land‘. And now he’s released the album art (above) and the full tracklisting which you can […]