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Who sang Starboy?

The Weeknd released the song Starboy. Date of release: 21/9/2016.

Release date: 21/9/2016
Duration: 03:50
The story of the song ' Starboy '

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The meaning of the song 'Starboy ', based on the lyrics
What is Starboy about?
🎶 Starboy song analysis
It's a song about bragging and arrogance.

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This explanation is based on the lyrics of ‘Starboy’. The meaning is of course subject to interpretation.
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The Weeknd - Short Biography

- Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is a Canadian singer and songwriter known as The Weeknd.
- His music explores escapism, romance and melancholy, often inspired by personal experiences.
- He has received numerous awards, including four Grammy Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, 20 Billboard Music Awards, 17 Juno Awards, six American Music Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards.
- He has also been nominated for an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.
- His music is known for its sonic versatility and dark lyrics
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- The song "Starboy" is performed by the Canadian singer The Weeknd with the participation of the French band Daft Punk, released as a single in 2016.
- It is the first single from the album of the same name.
- The song reached the number one spot in the charts in several countries.
- The video for the song was directed by Grant Singer, who previously collaborated with The Weeknd on the videos for "Can't Feel My Face" and "The Hills" in 2015.
- The video for "Starboy" was posted to The Weeknd's Vevo account on September 28, 2016, and takes place on a poster described by Rolling Stone as "inspired by pulp horror."
- The video is described as The Weeknd's attempt to "kill" his old "self" in order to reinvent himself for his new album.
- Several cars are mentioned in the song (Bentley Mulsanne, McLaren P1), and in the video, The Weeknd is seen driving a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster.
- The Weeknd uses his own McLaren P1 in the video.
- Members of Daft Punk also appear in the video.

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