Starboy

The Weeknd - Starboy
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September 21, 2016 / Release Date
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83
Entertainment Weekly

The song more than makes good on its promise, marrying Tesafaye’s dark sensibilities with the French electronic duo’s dance-floor tested flare.

exception
77
Yeah, The Weeknd sings pretty well on this, but god damn this production is crazy to me. Love the piano under the electronically manipulated "haha"s and repeating drum loop. Still doesn't compare to the stellar material on his 3 mixtapes from earlier in this decade, but an improvement upon the majority of his work on Beauty Behind the Madness. Excited to see what this full length has to offer.
100
Album of the decade
theRoids
80
I have come to peace with the fact that Abel will never go back to the Trilogy sound, so this is the next best thing. His voice kills it of course, but this beat is absolute flames! It has so much emotion, yet is almost a banger, it's crazy. I immediately had to check who produced this track and lost my mind when I learned it was Daft Punk, pretty much the last guess I would have made. But kudos to them for stepping out of their comfort zone and absolutely killing it. All in all, this track has ... read more
TheDankestMeme
100
Perfect track. Daft Punk did amazing production and Abel sounds really good in the song.
lemuriams
50
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  1. Starboy [ft. Daft Punk]
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