The Weeknd is sporting a drastically unique look.
On Tuesday, the 30-year-old performer dropped a music video to go with the song “Save Your Tears,” from his acclaimed album “After Hours.”
In the video, the artist – born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye – can be seen with drastic facial alterations making him almost unrecognizable.
Watchers will see The Weeknd’s cheekbones, jawline and lips have all been made more prominent and his nose made slanted, while scars are additionally noticeable on his cheeks and the sides of his face.
While they look convincing, 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 chorus, he pleads for reconciliation.
“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 donned a Michael Jackson-esque glitzy red jacket for the video as he moves around a masquerade-themed occasion in a dark, spooky ballroom.
At a certain point in the video, The Weeknd hides a gun despite his good faith and the lights flicker out. At the point when the lights return on, a lady is holding the weapon to the musician’s head.
He obviously endures the difficulty, as he’s next observed dancing around the room, imitating shooting individuals with the gun.
To complete the video, the musician point the weapon at his head and shoot, yet just red and white confetti comes out – and the group cheers.
The star, who will fill in as the current year’s halftime entertainment at the Super Bowl, was seen at numerous honor shows a year ago looking battered and bloodied at the VMAs and wearing facial bandages at the AMAs. Prosthetic Renaissance was additionally behind those looks, as indicated by Harper’s Bazaar.
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