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First listen: The Weeknd's deceptively lovely new songs
First listen: The Weeknd's deceptively lovely new songs

With less than a week until the release next Tuesday of his major-label debut, the Canadian R&B singer known as the Weeknd is giving listeners a preview of some of his new material. "Trilogy" will primarily collect songs from a series of free albums the Weeknd (born Abel Tesfaye) originally issued online in 2011. But it's also to contain three previously unreleased tracks, two of which -- "Twenty Eight" and "Valerie" -- are now available to stream in radio-rip form on a website overseen by the Weeknd's XO crew. The video of the set's lead single, "Wicked Games," has been posted online (warning: explicit lyrics). Both tunes feel...

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