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The Weeknd scrapped album after Selena Gomez split

OHMYGOSSIP — The Weeknd scrapped a whole album he wrote before his split with Selena Gomez.
The 28-year-old singer dropped ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ in March, five months after the pair went their separate ways, and he has revealed he had a “very upbeat” record written but decided to abandon the project following their break up.
He said: “Prior to ‘Melancholy’, I had a whole album written, done, which wasn’t melancholy at all because it was a different time in my life.
“It was very upbeat – it was beautiful. I don’t want to perform something that I don’t feel.”
When asked if fans will ever get to hear the axed album, the ‘I Feel It Coming’ hitmaker – who dated Selena for almost a year – replied: “Never.”
The Weeknd – whose real name is Abel Tesfaye – admitted ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ was “therapeutic” to make because it felt as though he was “closing” a chapter in his life.
Speaking to TIME magazine, he added: “I don’t want to open that Pandora’s box, talking about relationships.
“You want to get it out. It’s like you close a chapter.”
This comes after The Weeknd hinted in his song ‘Call Out My Name’ – the first track on ‘Melancholy’ – that he had offered Selena his kidney.
Selena underwent a major operation last summer after she developed lupus nephritis – one of the complications of lupus – and her best friend Francia Raisa gave her one of her kidneys after hers had started to fail.
In one section of the lyrics, he sings: “I said I didn’t feel nothing baby, but I lied / I almost cut a piece of myself for your life.”
In another part of the song, he sings: “Guess I was just another pit stop / ‘Til you made up your mind / You just wasted my time/ We found each other / I helped you out of a broken place / You gave me comfort / But falling for you was my mistake.”

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