Everyone has been raving about this song lately, so I had to check it out. I love The Weeknd, even though I feel his music has declined in quality since his rise to popularity.
Verdict on this song?
I love the production - definitely a work by Daft Punk - and his breathing in the chorus. But I don't know. I'm not blown away by this. 2016's been a shitty song for pop music, or maybe I'm just getting older. Like, I outright refuse to get a Snapchat. Why should I? Because I will constantly be Snapchatting myself drinking things with pumpkin in them and Smores being cute. Aw, Smores.
The Weeknd deserves the recognition he's been receiving because he's incredibly talented, but I miss the rawness of his earlier work. That being said, I will say he's the most creative mainstream pop star out there, and I have complete respect for him.
Maybe I would feel different about this song if I listened to it while clubbing with my ladies in Scottsdale? I don't do that tho.
Conclusion: The world needs more Daft Punk. This song has 0 to do with David Bowie's "Starman." RIP David, miss you.