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The Weeknd’s new music video pulled over seizure concerns

It seems to be like The Weeknd’s new music video is simply too flashy for the massive display.

A video for the singer’s upcoming single, “Take My Breath,” actually confirmed extreme blinding lights and was pulled forward of its launch in Imax theaters for the premiere of “The Suicide Squad,” in accordance with Selection. The video clip in query featured “intense strobe lighting” that would set off seizures.

The take care of Imax would have previewed his new music video throughout film screenings throughout the nation. The usually darkish and gloomy vibe of his music movies is commonly offset with fastidiously positioned shiny lights.

The tune, out Friday, is the primary launch from his fifth studio album. The upbeat single has already been teased in a Workforce USA Tokyo Olympics promo that showcased this yr’s prime feminine athletes.

The 31-year-old singer, whose actual identify is Abel Tesfaye, isn’t any stranger to testing the boundaries in his music movies and performances. He appeared unrecognizable within the video for “Save Your Tears,” displaying the face of somebody who had closely altered their face with overly exaggerated cosmetic surgery procedures.

The bloodstained aesthetic appears to be a fixture for the Canadian-born singer.

The Weeknd's "Take My Breath" was featured in a promo for the USA olympic team.
The Weeknd’s “Take My Breath” was featured in a promo for the USA Olympic group.

He made an announcement final yr within the video for his hit tune “Blinding Lights,” with a bruised face that was gushing with blood. He perfected the “overwhelmed up” look once more in his efficiency of the tune on the 2020 VMAs.

In a current interview with GQ, he mentioned that that is the album “he’s at all times needed to make.” 

“What makes any of my albums a profitable album, particularly this one, is me placing it out and getting excited to make the subsequent one,” he defined. “So the joy to make the subsequent undertaking signifies that this one was profitable to me. I need to do that without end. And even when I begin stepping into completely different mediums and various kinds of expressions, music can be proper there. I’m not going to step away from it.”

The Weeknd's new single "Take My Breath" is dropping this Friday.
The Weeknd’s new single “Take My Breath” is dropping Friday.

Simply because the tune isn’t taking part in throughout Imax film screenings, doesn’t imply the music video is gone for good. Followers can nonetheless count on it to drop someday after the only’s launch Friday.

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