The Weeknd has recruited a comedy legend for its upcoming album.
While the year 2022 is less than a week old, it's safe to say that The Weeknd's much-anticipated fifth album, Dawn FM, is one of the biggest releases of the year. In case there wasn't enough reason to look forward to the next chapter from the contemporary music superstar, a new trailer has revealed that Jim Carrey will be featured on the album.
The minute-long trailer begins with haunting synthesizers before Carrey cuts in with a quiet but threatening narration: “You are now listening to 103.5 Dawn FM. You've been in the dark for way too long. It is time to step into the light and accept your fate with open arms. "
What follows is an eight-second preview of a new song that offers a glimpse of Dawn FM, which The Weeknd says will record EDM in late 2021. That should come as no surprise given his penchant for working with the most renowned producers in the genre. like Daft Punk, Gesaffelstein, Disclosure, Calvin Harris, Kavinsky and most recently Swedish House Mafia.
The atmospheric, electronic beat of the clip has what it takes to become another The Weeknd classic. Listen down below.
In response to the trailer, Carrey shared his enthusiasm for Dawn FM. "I was listening to Dawn FM with my good friend Abel @theweeknd last night," wrote the legendary The Truman Show actor. "It was deep and elegant and it danced me around the room. I'm thrilled to play a part in his symphony."
In addition to Carrey, Dawn FM will also show appearances by Quincy Jones, Lil Wayne, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Tyler, The Creator.
Dawn FM will be released on Friday, January 7th. Here you can save the long awaited fifth album from The Weeknd in advance.
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