Watch the Weeknd Peform “Blinding Lights” on Colbert

Still of the Weeknd on <em>Colbert</em>.
Still of the Weeknd on Colbert.

The Weeknd returned to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert final night time for the second time this week. This time round, he carried out his comeback single “Blinding Lights.” The Weeknd’s set was broadcast in black and white, and the singer carried out in a corridor of mirrors whereas viewers members held up small, sq. mirrors to mirror mild from the stage, leading to a form of strobe impact. Watch it occur beneath.

Pharrell Williams was one in all Colbert’s interviewees throughout the episode (Pharrell was additionally a performer on the present earlier within the week). Colbert and Pharrell mentioned music, house, and time journey. When Colbert requested if Pharrell was fascinated about visiting house, Pharrell stated, “No I think the pixilation on Nat Geo is awesome.” He later added, “Man, I’m such a poser. I love space but I’m not trying to go.” He stated the identical of time journey.

On Thursday’s episode of Colbert, the Weeknd carried out one other new single, “Heartless,” as he wandered through the halls of the Ed Sullivan Theater.

The Weeknd initially debuted “Blinding Lights” final month in a Mercedes-Benz business. Shortly after releasing that single and “Heartless” on streaming platforms, he shared a trippy music video for the latter tune starring Metro Boomin. In addition to the brand new music, the Weeknd stars within the Safdie brothers’ newest flick Uncut Gems, which arrives in theaters on December 13.

Read Pitchfork’s 2015 Interview “The Dark Knight Returns: A Conversation With the Weeknd.”


 
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