The Weeknd

"The Hills"

Republic/XO

His recent singles ditched his murky sound for ­shinier, poppier fare, but R&B ­outlier The Weeknd goes back to basics with "The Hills," an ode to druggy, illicit booty calls. "When I'm f---ed up, that's the real me," he sings over a dissonant synth haze in an arresting update to the woozy hedonism of his influential early mixtapes.

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