Fresh off the three-year anniversary of his Starboy album, The Weeknd has returned with a brand new single. “Heartless,” released on Tuesday (Nov. 26), launches a “psychotic, brain melting chapter,” according to a cryptic social media post from the Toronto native.
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On “Heartless,” the Weekend wades through indecisiveness, but ultimately gives in to his vices. Despite his quest to settle down and be a “better man,” he admits to getting derailed by an inability to break old habits.
The Grammy winner teased the start of a new era by sharing a blurry Instagram post on Monday (Nov. 25) captioned, “The fall stats tomorrow. “ He was also spotted filming a music video in Las Vegas.
If the rumors are true, the 29-year-old singer is readying a string of new music, although its unclear if an album will debut by year’s end. In the meantime, fans might have more than one new track to enjoy. According to reports, The Weeknd recently registered a song called, “Like Selena,” presumably about his ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez.
A snippet of “Blinding Lights, ”another unreleased track, is featured in a new Mercedez-Benz commercial. The clip teases the release of a longer visual set to debut this Friday (Nov. 29).
Listen to “Heartless” below.