Quick Hit with Jax Rainey

“Heartless” by The Weeknd


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“Heartless” is featured on The Weeknd’s album “After Hours” that was released in March of 2020. Remixes of the album feature artists such as Chromatica and Lil Uzi Vert.

Jax Rainey, Staff Writer

Love is always a sensitive subject. When things get messy, they can get ugly fast. The song “Heartless” by The Weekend embodies how toxic love affairs can become. 

“Heartless” is an upbeat song with a deep bass blasting in the background. It conveys deep feelings of passion, while also explaining why the benefits that have come with fame have had a negative impact on his day-to-day life. 

The Weekend has been a prominent artist in the pop world, starting his career while he was only in high school. While exploring his love for producing music, he released his first mixtape which featured a song called “House of Balloons” which pushed his career into the spotlight. After this he released more mixtapes, he landed a partnership with Drake on his 2011 album “Take Care.”

On March 20, 2020, The Weeknd released his latest album “After Hours.” Although The Weeknd produced most of it, it features a variety of producers such as Max Martin, Metro Boomin, and OPN. The standard version of the album has no features, but remixed versions contain appearances from Lil Uzi Vert and Chromatics.

The meaning behind the messages shown in the song hits a deep spot in people’s hearts. Do not be afraid to open your preferred music platform and blast “Heartless” as loud as you can!