The Weeknd teams up with Katy Perry hitmaker Max Martin for ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’ – listen

The track is rumoured to be the lead single from the Canadian singer’s new album

The Weeknd has shared a new collaboration with legendary pop songwriter Max Martin.

‘I Can’t Feel My Face’, rumoured to be the lead single from the R&B singer’s forthcoming album, would be the follow-up to his ‘Earned It’ single from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack.

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Max Martin has written a string of successful singles from Britney Spears‘ early hits to Katy Perry‘s ‘Teenage Dream’ and much of Taylor Swift‘s ‘1989’, which he executive-produced.

Hear ‘I Can’t Feel My Face’ below (via Spin).

It was previously reported that The Weeknd was preparing to release a new single, following ‘Earned It’, which reached Number Three in the US.

Republic Records executive Charlie Walk has hinted that a new song will surface in June. Walk recently tweeted, “I just worked out to the craziest @theweeknd song ever. Can’t wait for you to hear it in June!”

Reports followed that The Weeknd would release an entire new album on August 28, however the singer – real name Abel Tesfaye – has since clarified on Twitter that “information about my album date is false”.

The Weeknd released his album ‘Kiss Land’ in 2013. He shared two previously unheard songs, ‘King Of The Fall’ and ‘Often’, in July 2014.

Diddy recently revealed he is to return to producing, naming The Weeknd as one of the artists he will collaborate with. In a recent Instagram post, Diddy said his return to production for artists would only last for a year. The photo saw him talking to Pusha T in the studio and named Kanye West, Pusha, A$AP Ferg, Cassie, The LOX “and many more” as the artists he would be working with.