The Weeknd is donning a radically extraordinary look.
On Tuesday, the 30-year-old musician dropped a music video to go with the tune “Save Your Tears,” from his acclaimed album “After Hours.”
In the video, the singer – conceived Abel Makkonen Tesfaye – can be seen with extraordinary facial modifications making him almost unrecognizable.
Viewers will see The Weeknd’s cheekbones, facial structure and lips have all been made more noticeable and his nose made slanted, while scars are additionally obvious on his cheeks and the sides of his face.
While they look persuading, the progressions are basically prosthetics, applied by Mike Marino of Prosthetic Renaissance, who clarified on Instagram that it was essentially “weird plastic surgery make up.”
“You could’ve asked me why I broke your heart / You could’ve told me that you fell apart,” The Weeknd sings. “But you walked past me like I wasn’t there / And just pretended like you didn’t care.”
In the ensemble, he argues for compromise.
“I don’t know why I run away / I’ll make you cry when I run away / Take me back ’cause I wanna stay / Save your tears for another / Save your tears for another day / Save your tears for another day.”
The Weeknd likewise wore a Michael Jackson-esque captivating red coat for the video as he moves around a disguise themed occasion in a dim, creepy assembly hall.
At a certain point in the video, The Weeknd shrouds a gun despite his good faith and the lights flash out. At the point when the lights return on, a lady is holding the weapon to the artist’s head.
He clearly endures the difficulty, as he’s next observed moving around the room, emulating firing individuals with the weapon.
To complete the video, the artist point the firearm at his head and flames, however just red and white confetti comes out – and the group cheers.
The star, who will fill in as the current year’s halftime diversion at the Super Bowl, was seen at numerous honor shows a year ago looking battered and bloodied at the VMAs and wearing facial wraps at the AMAs. Prosthetic Renaissance was additionally behind those looks, as per Harper’s Bazaar.