The Weeknd is celebrating the five-year anniversary of the release of his 2013 Kiss Land debut album with a 2LP green vinyl reissue that is due out Sept. 14 on Urban Legends/Universal Music Enterprises.
The Weekend (whose real name is Abel Tesfaye) co-wrote and co-produced all the songs on the album, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album's best-known songs are "Belong to the World," "Pretty," "Live For" (featuring Drake), "Love in the Sky" and "Wanderlust."
As previously reported, The Weeknd is doing his first tour of Asia this year, and the tour venues have now been announced. Tickets are currently on sale. Before launching the tour in Asia, he has concerts at Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas on Sept. 21; the Global Citizen Festival in New York City on Sept. 29; and the Live Out Festival in Monterrey, Mexico, on Oct. 20. The Weekend is also headlining shows in Mexico City on Oct. 22-23 and in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 23.
The Weeknd's EP My Dear Melancholy was released on March 30. An announcement for the tour in Asia says that The Weeknd will be performing songs from My Dear Melancholy, as well as from his 2016 album Starboy and his 2015 album Beauty Behind the Madness.
Here is the tracklist for the vinyl reissue of The Weeknd's Kiss Land album:
Here are the dates for The Weeknd's first Asian tour:
Nov. 30 – Hong Kong, China – Asia Expoworld Arena
Dec. 2 – Bangkok, Thailand – Impact Arena
Dec. 5 – Singapore – Indoor Stadium
Dec. 7 – Manila, The Philippines – Mall of Asia Arena
Dec. 9 – Bali, Indonesia – Djarkata Warehouse Project
Dec. 12 – Tapei, Taiwan – Nangang C3 Plaza
Dec. 15 – Seoul, South Korea – Gocheok Sky Dome
Dec. 18 – Chiba Prefecture, Japan – Makuhari Messe