The Weeknd new album on the way: These producers made ‘After Hours’
19 March 2020 - 12:02
Some of the producers who worked on The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ include Metroboomin’.
The Weeknd is probably the only thing fans of the musician are looking forward to this weekend. The Canadian star is 24 hours away from releasing his album After Hours and we’ve got the scoop on all the production and composer credits.
The Weeknd on the verge of releasing new album
The Weeknd will be encouraged by the fact that he is the only high-profile artist on the cards to drop new music on Friday 20 March.
This is the 30-year-old’s fourth studio album in a career that has seen the Starboy grow to become one of the most prominent pop stars in modern music.
After Hours is a 14-track LP that will feature chart-toppers like Blinding Lights and Heartless. The official tracklist he released on social media this week showed no guest appearances.
After Hours production credits
While fans took this as a possible surprise package, a look at the album’s credits hints that Abel may have gone in on this one all on his own.
These are the listed producers and composers on After Hours:
- Alone Again (4:10): Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, DaHeala, Illangelo, Frank Dukes
- Too Late (3:59): Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, DaHeala, Ricky Reed, Illangelo
- Hardest to Love (3:31): Production/Lyrics: Max Martin, Oscar Holter, The Weeknd
- Scared to Live (3:11) Production/Lyrics: Oscar Holter, The Weeknd, Belly, Max Martin, Oneohtrix Point Never, Elton John (sample) & Bernard JP Taupin (sample)
- Snowchild (4:07) Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, DaHeala, Illangelo, Belly
- Escape from LA (5:55) Production/Lyrics: Mike McTaggart, Metro Boomin, The Weeknd, Illangelo
- Heartless (3:18): Production/Lyrics: Illangelo, The Weeknd, Metro Boomin, Dre Moon
- Faith (4:43): Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, Belly, Illangelo, Metro Boomin
- Blinding Lights (3:20): Production/Lyrics: Max Martin, Oscar Holter, The Weeknd, Belly, DaHeala
- In Your Eyes (3:57): Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, Belly, Max Martin, Oscar Holter
- Save Your Tears (3:35): Production/Lyrics: Oscar Holter, The Weeknd, Belly, DaHeala, Max Martin
- Repeat After Me (Interlude) (3:15): Production/Lyrics: Tame Impala, The Weeknd, Oneohtrix Point Never
- After Hours (6:01): Production/Lyrics: DaHeala, The Weeknd, Belly, Illangelo, Mario Winans
- Until I Bleed Out (3:10): Production/Lyrics: The Weeknd, Metro Boomin, Oneohtrix Point Never, Prince85 & Notinbed