August 19, 2015


Preview the Weeknd's Kanye West Collaboration, "Tell Your Friends"

Barry Brecheisen/WireImage
Barry Brecheisen/WireImage

The Weeknd's sophomore album, Beauty Behind the Madness, is set to drop Aug. 28. It features precious few collaborations, with guest vocals only coming from Ed Sheeran (unless he's just strumming?), Lana Del Rey, and England's Labrinth. And while we're happy to keep listening to "The Hills," "Can't Feel My Face" and "Often" till our ears go Tesfaye-ishly numb, we're also hungry for any extra appetizers we can chomp before the record hits.

Enter Travi$ Scott, who, after a midnight Las Vegas concert with the Weeknd, heroically shared a little Instagram video early Wednesday. The clip gave us a little glimpse at the Weeknd's Kanye West-produced "Tell Your Friends," the third song on the album. Then someone got the full audio online. Here you go:

The fusion of a low-key smooth-piano Yeezy beat and the Weeknd's about-to-conquer-the-world croon on "Tell Your Friends" is everything we dreamed it'd be. As will be the LDR and Eddie Sheerz collabos. No reason or room to doubt Beauty Behind the Madness anymore.