The Best The Weeknd quotes

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Who is the Weeknd? Many music listeners may ask this question. Some may know some of his more popular songs, but few could give a comprehensive account of his life and work. This week’s blog post will provide just that: a quotes compilation of Abel Tesfaye, better known as the Weeknd. From his parents’ backgrounds to the formation of his first band, we’ll explore everything there is to know about this enigmatic singer-songwriter. So sit back and get acquainted with one of today’s most popular artists.

Discover the most known Love, Feelings, Life, Work Love, Lyrics quotes from The Weeknd, and much more.


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About The Weeknd

birth of the author

February 16, 1990

education of the author

Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute

occupation of the author

Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor

date of the author

Years Active:

genre of the author

R&B, Alternative R&B, Pop, Electropop, Synth-Pop And More.

instrument of the author

Vocals, Piano

institution of the author

Xo, Republic

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Ariana Grande, Belly, Daheala, Drake, Doc Mckinney, Illangelo And More.


Tell me you love me, even though you don’t love me. — The Weeknd


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I just love Bowie. I think he’s the ultimate inventor. — The Weeknd

We’ll find our love in the sky. — The Weeknd

I love trying new things. — The Weeknd

tell me you love me even though you don t love me The Weeknd quote

Nothing is stopping me from doing what I love to do. — The Weeknd

I was 14, and I fell in love with Pink Floyd. — The Weeknd


I mean, in life, what relationship is easy? — The Weeknd

I’ve been singing my whole life. I’d randomly sing in the hallways at high school, and all my friends would be like, ‘You should sing on ‘Canadian Idol’!’ It definitely gassed me! — The Weeknd

I like to create characters based on different people I’ve met, and relationships. I like to tell stories loosely based on real–life events. — The Weeknd

i mean in life what relationship is easy The Weeknd quote

It’s hard to wrap my head around the fact that there are people who can’t or won’t see what Black Lives Matter is trying to accomplish. — The Weeknd

I’m all about surprises. If you watch a horror movie, and it’s called ‘Kiss Land,’ it’s probably going to be the most terrifying thing you’ve ever seen in your life. — The Weeknd

You don’t have to waste your energy. — The Weeknd


The last thing you want is to not be recognized for all of the hard work you put in. — The Weeknd

To be recognized for the hard work my team and I put into ‘Starboy’ is an honor. — The Weeknd

the last thing you want is to not be recognized for all of the hard work you put in The Weeknd quote

People always say when they meet me that I’m not what they expect. I assume they think I’m this super dark and depressing guy, but I like to channel all of those emotions into my work. — The Weeknd

Environment is very important to me. Sometimes I have to perform during the day for festivals, and my music does not work in the daytime. It is nighttime music. — The Weeknd

Even though I’ve been putting out bodies of work for years, ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ felt like the beginning. — The Weeknd

Ain’t nobody gonna care enough to catch you fall. — The Weeknd

My production and songwriting and the environment around those vocals are not inspired by R&B at all. — The Weeknd

to be recognized for the hard work my team and i put into starboy is an honor The Weeknd quote


I always use Michael as, first and foremost, a vocal inspiration, and ‘Off the Wall’ was definitely the one that made me feel like I could sing. — The Weeknd

I feel like I’m the kind of guy that would have kids before getting married. The first thing would be kids. — The Weeknd

I feel like my singing is not conventional. I mean, if you look at technique, I’m not a technical singer. — The Weeknd

Nothing feels better than going on stage and everybody is singing every word–and actually wanting to see you. — The Weeknd

I wish I could make music about politics. I feel like it’s such an art and a talent that I admire tremendously, but when I step into the studio, I step out of the real world, and it’s therapeutic. — The Weeknd

i only love it when you touch me not feel me when i m f cked up that s the real me The Weeknd quote

I only love it when you touch me, not feel me. When I’m f*cked up, that’s the real me. — The Weeknd

I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the titles in this world–from religion to race. — The Weeknd

Inspiring Phrases From The Weeknd

My purpose is to make exciting music, and I feel like I’ll be doing that for the rest of my life, so there’s no pressure. — The Weeknd

Redundant Thematics

In The Weeknd Statements


Music is like film to me. — The Weeknd

I spend just as much time on how people hear my music as I do the actual music, no matter how long it takes. I’m such a visual artist as well that it always goes hand–in–hand. — The Weeknd

music is like film to me The Weeknd quote

I wanted to drop three albums in a year because no one had done it. It was bold, unheard of. — The Weeknd

You’re gonna hate him, then you’ll want me, then you’ll miss him, then you’ll hate me. — The Weeknd

We’re all insecure, aren’t we? — The Weeknd

When Michael (Jackson) died, it felt like part of my family died. I want [my fans] to know that my music is for them and if, god forbid, anything happened [to me], it would be like a piece of them is gone. — The Weeknd

Various Statements From The Weeknd

I was very camera shy. People like hot girls, so I put my music to hot girls and it just became a trend. The whole ‘enigmatic artist’ thing, I just ran with it. No one could find pictures of me. — The Weeknd

why not play with the character and the artist and let those lines blur and move around The Weeknd quote

Why not play with the character and the artist and let those lines blur and move around? — The Weeknd

I make good music for long journeys. — The Weeknd

The effect of music on fashion has been immense, especially hip–hop and urban music. — The Weeknd

All of my music is honest. — The Weeknd

He’s what you want. I’m what you need. — The Weeknd

i make good music for long journeys The Weeknd quote

At one point, I didn’t care. Now I want as many people to hear my music as possible. — The Weeknd

More Phrases From The Weeknd

When people meet me, they say that I’m really kind–contrary to a lot of my music. — The Weeknd

I never put a face to my music, which actually made the music that much more mysterious. — The Weeknd

The vibe on ‘Starboy’ comes from that hip–hop culture of braggadocio, from Wu–Tang and 50 Cent, the kind of music I listened to as a kid. — The Weeknd

House of balloons’ literally changed the sound of pop music before my eyes, i heard’ climax,’ that usher song, and was like,’ holy f–, that’s a weeknd song.’. — The Weeknd

when people meet me they say that i m really kind contrary to a lot of my music The Weeknd quote

I get naturally uncomfortable when I’m put under a magnifying glass. — The Weeknd

Once youve changed who you are or who youve portrayed in your music, the fans, theyll catch it… Once I feel like the world knows me for anything else but my music, then I feel like I failed. — The Weeknd

My inspiration is R. Kelly, Michael Jackson, and Prince–for the vocals, anyway. — The Weeknd

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