Starboy

The Weeknd - Starboy
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 114 ratings
2016 Ratings: #59
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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.

TomBejoy
95
SONGS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

Now although Starboy won't mean shit to any of y'all, plus it's the lead single to one of the most disappointing albums of all time after all the hype.

Starboy, unironically got me back into R&B music after being a stupid EDM fanboy as a child. I've heard this song at least 500 times, the production is AMAZING, the lyrics are great, with subtle flexing. The vocals are a bit bland for the usual weeknd affair but damn it all goes together like PB and J.

Although ... read more
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.
Tielur
80
3 years on and this song still go stupid
TheDankestMeme
80
Great track. Daft Punk did amazing production and Abel sounds really good in the song.
JotaBrasil
75
Depois de conseguir o seu lugar devido lugar no cenário pop com o sucesso do álbum Beauty Behind The Madness e os seus dois principais singles (The Hills e Can't Feel My Face), The Weeknd está preparando o seu sucessor. Starboy terá a complicada missão de solidificar a carreira do cantor como um dos principais expoentes do novo R&B. O primeiro single do álbum mostra que o The Weeknd está apostando alto na canção que dá ... read more
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  1. Starboy [ft. Daft Punk]
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Added on: September 22, 2016