The Weeknd has been keeping a secret! He finally broke the news of his next album release. ‘Dawn FM’ will drop January 7th, 2022.
The make the announcement, Abel posted a trailer online on January 3rd. It features him wearing fashionable shades and a black suit, being dragged by a group of people in black cloaks to a club. He encounters an unknown person wearing a red cloak who strikes lightning into the air, akin to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Later, he is shown as an old man in a startlingly accurate closeup. The ‘Dawn FM’ trailer is reminiscent of video games like Grand Theft Auto, with a radio station theme.
The trailer also names a star-studded lineup of features. These include rappers, Lil Wayne and Tyler, The Creator, producer, Quincy Jones and Canadian comedian Jim Carrey. Jim Carrey’s voice is heard in the trailer, as he announces, “you are now listening to 103.5 Dawn FM. You’ve been in the dark for way too long. It’s time to walk into the light and accept your fate with open arms.”
‘Dawn FM’ comes out Friday, January 7th, 2022.
Check out the trailer here:
Photo: The Weeknd / YouTube