The Weeknd GQ 2017-01-12
The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Talks sex's influence on his music


January 12, 2017 - GQ

Sex is probably The Weeknd’s greatest subject—cocaine is a close second. But it’s not like regular sex (or drugs). He sings about perversion, darkness, and ecstatic releases that you should probably feel bad about. How it feels to know you’re only getting high/sleeping with a groupie to try to fill some unfillable psychic hole, so we’re bound to be disappointed but fuck it let’s do it anyway. How it feels to get a blow job while driving a luxury automobile (as in these lyrics from “Ordinary Life” on Starboy): Heaven in her mouth, got a hell of a tongue / I can feel her teeth when I drive on a bump / Fingers letting go of the wheel when I cum /…David Carradine, I’ma die when I cum. The Weeknd is almost certainly the only pop singer of his generation, or any generation, who sings beautiful love songs that pivot on the death by auto-erotic asphyxiation of a 72-year-old former television star in a closet in a Swissôtel in Bangkok.

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