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LISTEN: The Weeknd – Drunk In Love (Beyoncé cover)

Posted on Monday, 17 February by

The Weeknd

Everyone dropped a remix of Beyoncé’s ‘Drunk In Love’ this weekend, but there’s no question who came out on top – and it wasn’t Kanye West, Diplo or T.I.

In celebration of his 24th birthday, The Weeknd aka Abel Tesfaye, who is no stranger to a remix, reworked Beyoncé’s hit into an entirely new track with just the hook lyrics lingering from the original with the Canadian crooner choosing to throw in re-written verses in between the usual array of thematic, spacious production.

Read this Telegraph review of one of The Weeknd’s recent shows in London.

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Lewis Scrafton
22. Co-founder and editor of SQ Magazine. Studying at University of Sussex. Interned at MATTER and published in The Guardian.


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