Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey confirmed to appear on The Weeknd’s ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’

R&B singer's new album is released on August 28

Both Lana Del Rey and Ed Sheeran will appear on The Weeknd‘s new album, it has been confirmed.

Yesterday (August 4), reports suggesting that the album would feature just Del Rey emerged but were soon dismissed by a spokesperson for The Weeknd. However, the full tracklist has now been confirmed with Del Rey appearing on the song ‘Prisoner’ and Ed Sheeran collaboration ‘Dark Times’ also featuring.

The only other guest on the album is UK pop star Labrinth, who features on the album’s third song, ‘Loser’. The Weeknd’s current single, ‘Can’t Feel My Face’, is on the record alongside recent singles ‘Earned It’ and ‘The Hills’.


‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ tracklist:

‘Real Life’
‘Losers’ featuring Labrinth
‘Tell Your Friends’
‘The Hills’
‘I Can’t Feel My Face’
‘Earned It’ (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
‘In the Night’
‘As You Are’
‘Dark Times’ featuring Ed Sheeran
‘Prisoner’ featuring Lana Del Rey

The Canadian R&B singer, real name Abel Tesfaye, is scheduled to release his forthcoming third album on August 28, following on from 2013’s ‘Kiss Land’ and his ‘Trilogy’ mixtape compilation LP.

Three singles from the record (‘Often’, ‘The Hills’ and ‘Can’t Feel My Face’) have all certified platinum prior to the album’s release.

Last month (July 21), The Weeknd revealed new song ‘Mood Music 2’ during an intimate gig on Essex’s Osea Island. His only UK show of 2015, the intimate and exclusive gathering was made up of 200 competition winners and around 200 industry, staff and media guests. Watch footage from the show here.


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