Apparently, I wasn't the only one who professed his love for the debut mixtape by The Weeknd, as the entire world music press subsequently toppled over each other to declare 'House of Balloons' 'album of the year'. It was very kind of him (them) to drop me a present upon my return from eating Brie cheese by the pool for two weeks (stanky but fun- as holidays are supposed to be): the second official The Weeknd mixtape called 'Thursday'. So now Thursday isn't just the new Saturday anymore. It's also the new edge of 21st century music. Drake makes a welcome appearance, bleeps, grinds and general depressive degeneracy abounds, now with some reggae and dub thrown in for good measure. You know what to do. [soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/1038453" height="200"]
Official download and cover art after the jump.