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House of Balloons - The Weeknd
Track Listing
  1. High for This
  2. What You Need
  3. House of Balloons/Glass Table Girls
  4. The Morning
  5. Wicked Games
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  1. High for This
  2. What You Need
  3. House of Balloons/Glass Table Girls
  4. The Morning
  5. Wicked Games
  6. The Party & The After-Party
  7. Coming Down
  8. Loft Music
  9. Knowing
  10. Twenty Eight
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Taken as mood music designed for toxic and illicit late-night situations, House of Balloons -- the debut from Toronto vocalist Abel Tesfaye, released as a free download on his Tumblr blog -- can make for absorptive listening. Joined by producers Doc McKinney and Illangelo, Zodiac, and Rainer, Tesfaye -- to lift a phrase from David Toop -- exemplifies the combination of "sugar and poison" that has powered R&B throughout its evolution. Tesfaye's voice is a gentle, bruised, and occasionally gorgeous-sounding instrument that, ...

House of Balloons 2015, Republic

UPC: 602547264756

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