The Weeknd says he's 'proud' of next album, fans say 'better drop The Dawn this year'
Hours after scoring three Emmy nominations for his spectacular performance at Super Bowl LV Halftime this year, The Weeknd took to his Twitter to tease his fans with his forthcoming album which is apparently titled ‘The Dawn’. The ‘Save Your Tears’ hitmaker sent his fans into a tizzy after he revealed that his upcoming project will be a full-length record and not an EP.
The 31-year-old R&B superstar also added that a tour for the same album is going to be “madness” which led to the speculation among fans that the singer’s new project might drop sooner than they thought. The Weeknd, who has currently been making news for his secret dates with Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie, had first teased his fans about the album at Billboard Music Awards 2021 (BBMAs) in May and then took to Twitter to build up the hype.
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‘Just so there’s no confusion, it’s a full body of work’
The Weeknd was surely in a cheerful mood as he dropped a series of tweets in order to share a few details about his new album. The multi-platinum crooner first tweeted, “We gettin’ there” while adding an emoticon of a CD which made the fans erupt with joy on Twitter. Well, he did not stop there as he again posted, “Really proud of this one. wow...” He then cleared the air on his new record saying it is going to be a full-length project with the tweet, “Just so there’s no confusion, it’s a full body of work” while adding multiple emojis of rising sun referring to the rumored name of his album ‘The Dawn’. Leaving his fans on a high, the singer concluded, “The tour is gonna be MADNESS.”
The Weeknd on May 29 had first tweeted about the album saying, “Ladies and gentlemen, the ...” leaving his fans confused. He then again took to Twitter on July 8 saying, “XO #1 ... the dawn is coming.” The singer-songwriter had first teased about his brand new project at the recent BBMAs where he won 10 awards after receiving a record 16 nominations. While accepting an award, The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, said, “I’d like to thank God that I don’t have to wear that red suit anymore,” referring to him wearing a red suit for the entire 2020 with an intention to promote his album, ‘After Hours’. He then added, “And I just want to say the After Hours are done and the dawn is coming.” At the BBMAs, the Canadian singer had scooped Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top R&B Album, Top Hot 100 Song, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top R&B Male Artist, Top R&B Song, Top Radio Song, Top Radio Songs Artist and Top R&B Artist.
we gettin’ there 💿— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) July 13, 2021
really proud of this one. wow...— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) July 13, 2021
just so there’s no confusion, it’s a full body of work... 🌅🌅🌅🌅🌅🌅🌅🌅— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) July 13, 2021
the tour is gonna be MADNESS 😅— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) July 13, 2021
‘I can't wait to blast it on full volume when it drops’
Social media users thronged to Twitter as soon as The Weeknd shared tweets on his new record. Speaking on the same lines, one said, “We all know after hours was an amazing album and prob the best thing with it was its fantastic music videos. I can’t even imagine how good THE DAWN music videos are gonna be.”
Another elated fan posted, “I can't wait to blast it on full volume when it drops. The dawn is coming.” The next one stated, “Will the Dawn is Coming be something like Till Dawn (Here Comes the Sun)? Asking for a friend.” One added, “We waiting on the dawn to come.” One user shared, “Mfs be deadass waiting for the dawn, im mfs,” meanwhile one concluded, “Better drop the Dawn this year.”
We all know after hours was an amazing album and prob the best thing with it was it’s fantastic music videos. I can’t even imagine how good THE DAWN music videos are gonna be. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 @theweeknd #theweeknd #thedawn #afterhours #theweekndvevo— Aidan Vallejo (@AidanVallejo5) July 13, 2021
I can't wait to blast it on full volume when it drops 🔥🙌 The dawn is coming 🌅— Marius Garte (@MasterOfCringe) July 13, 2021
Will the Dawn is Coming be something like Till Dawn (Here Comes the Sun)? Asking for a friend @theweeknd 👀 https://t.co/0G3yMdKtzb— Belkis (@BelkissIbarra) July 13, 2021
we waiting on the dawn to come— SAINT CLANCY (@ayyitzzay) July 13, 2021
Mfs be deadass waiting for the dawn, im mfs— arpan (@TagMatKarBKL) July 13, 2021
Better drop the Dawn this year— Michael Jackson Clone (@Playboi_UziEA) July 13, 2021