The Weeknd, XO Partner With Universal Republic
The Weeknd, XO Partner With Universal Republic

After a successful year without the backing of a major label, The Weeknd and his XO initiative have partnered with Universal Music Group's Republic Records.

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As a part of the partnership, the singer, producer will release "Trilogy" on November 13. The project, according to a press release from Universal Republic, will include mixed and mastered editions of The Weeknd's past 2011 mixtapes, "House of Balloons, "Thursday," and "Echoes of Silence."

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"Trilogy," available in both physical and digital editions, will also contain new, unreleased songs and be introduced by "House of Balloons" track, "Wicked Games." The single will be available on iTunes and other digital retailers soon.