Tag Archives: Thursday

November 25

Kiss Land – The Weeknd goes global. (Music Review)

The cover of Kiss Land says it all. Abel Tesfaye, aka Weeknd looking down his nose at the camera with a stare unconvinced by his own seriousness. I was a fan of the first three albums; House of Balloons scared the shit out of me (initially), Thursday really took the subversion to a whole new […]

The Weeknd: Thursday

For my money – of which this wonderful artist requires none – this is the best of the 2011 trilogy of albums launched upon us from The Weeknd. While the first album was breakthrough, and I really did get the whole fear factor etc, I found it so ‘bad’ it got a little preachy for […]

The Weeknd: Echoes of Silence

This album is being touted as completing ‘The trilogy’ of one man outfit The Weeknd’s R & B contribution for 2011. It landed at the base of our chimney’s December 21 – and it turns out its settling in somewhere between ‘Baloons’ and ‘Thursday’. Despite it being a break with popular opinion, I preferrred Thursday […]