It appears like The Weeknd’s new music video is just too flashy for the large display screen.
A video for the singer’s upcoming single, “Take My Breath,” actually confirmed extreme blinding lights and was pulled forward of its launch in Imax theaters for the premiere of “The Suicide Squad,” based on Variety. The video clip in query featured “intense strobe lighting” that might set off seizures.
The take care of Imax would have previewed his new music video throughout film screenings throughout the nation. The usually darkish and gloomy vibe of his music movies is usually offset with fastidiously positioned vivid lights.
The track, out Friday, is the primary launch from his fifth studio album. The upbeat single has already been teased in a Team USA Tokyo Olympics promo that showcased this yr’s high feminine athletes.
The 31-year-old singer, whose actual title is Abel Tesfaye, is not any stranger to testing the bounds in his music movies and performances. He appeared unrecognizable within the video for “Save Your Tears,” displaying the face of somebody who had closely altered their face with overly exaggerated cosmetic surgery procedures.
The bloodstained aesthetic appears to be a fixture for the Canadian-born singer.
He made an announcement final yr within the video for his hit track “Blinding Lights,” with a bruised face that was gushing with blood. He perfected the “crushed up” look once more in his efficiency of the track on the 2020 VMAs.
In a latest interview with GQ, he stated that that is the album “he’s at all times wished to make.”
“What makes any of my albums a profitable album, particularly this one, is me placing it out and getting excited to make the following one,” he defined. “So the joy to make the following venture implies that this one was profitable to me. I need to do that endlessly. And even when I begin entering into completely different mediums and several types of expressions, music shall be proper there. I’m not going to step away from it.”
Just as a result of the track isn’t enjoying throughout Imax film screenings, doesn’t imply the music video is gone for good. Fans can nonetheless anticipate it to drop someday after the only’s launch Friday.