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Fan Anticipation for The Weeknd 'The Knowing' Video is Finally Over

By: Jason Soy - Published: • References: vimeo & the-weekndxo.tumblr
Fans have been eagerly anticipating the first official music video release for Toronto-based crooner The Weeknd, and their wishes have finally been granted with this The Weeknd 'The Knowing' video.

More like a short film than most mainstream music promos, The Weeknd 'The Knowing' video features Abel Tesfaye and his infamous XO Crew on a strange planet as a highly cryptic narrative unfolds. Sure, the love story of an unfaithful relationship is easily deciphered by viewers, but it's the sci-fi elements that really have fans scratching their heads as the cryptic R&B singer reveals yet another side of his already super mysterious persona.

The Weeknd The Knowing video is directed by Mikael Colombu and features animations and graphics that are sure to please those with an artsy side. And unless you don't have ears, it's pretty safe to say you'll enjoy the song in the music video. Stats for Cryptic Crooner Short Films Trending: Older & Chilly
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