The final act of the Weeknd’s 2011 trinity — following House of Balloons and Thursday — just arrived via Abel Tesfaye himself on Twitter. Titled Echoes of Silence, the 9-track set features a take on Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana” dubbed “D.D,” a song produced by Clams Casino called “The Fall,” and 7 more cuts ready to shake up the blogosphere and beyond over the holiday, uh, weekend.
Given the big opportunities this Tumblr/Twitter-catalyzed project has produced so far, we now have further proof that undeniable talent and open sharing on the web has nearly replaced the potential of previous music industry models. So, without further ado, go grab this free record and let the (also free) viral marketing take flight thataway.
The tracklist is below: