Raise your glasses for the Canadian singer-songwriter, the Weeknd, who celebrated his 32nd birthday last Feb. 16 (Wednesday)!
With a versatile voice that pushes boundaries in each of his albums and lyrics that explore themes such as romance and escapism, The Weeknd has established himself as one of today’s biggest musical artists. He has matched his popularity with critical success, as he has received awards from the Grammys, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards.
Since he first began his recording career over a decade ago, The Weeknd has released many chart-topping songs spanning different genres, from R&B to dance-pop to new wave. It’s hard to pick just one favorite song, so with the help of Boozy’s selection of quality drinks, here’s one way to find out which of The Weeknd’s best songs will be perfect for your taste!
Then you get: Save Your Tears
The Jameson Black Barrel is a product of a meticulous process that includes maturing the whiskey in a combination of American oak, sherry casks, and double charred bourbon barrels. This gives the product its richness and complexity, which includes aromas of butterscotch, fudge, and creamy toffee. On the palate, it has an abundance of nutty notes along with the smooth sweetness of spice and vanilla with the richness and intensity of toasted wood and vanilla as its finish. It’s easy to pick this rich and complex drink, and if you did, you may also like The Weeknd’s 2020 single “Save Your Tears,” a song that is upbeat and steady but nevertheless has dark melodies and deals with heartbreak. This is a rich and complex song that complements a rich and complex drink.
Then you get: Starboy
The Cuervo Gold is a golden-style tequila made from a blend of reposado or aged tequilas paired with younger tequilas to create a premium drink that mixes the modern with a classic. The Cuervo Gold, from its iconic golden colors to its flavors, perfectly captures The Weeknd’s 2016 hit “Starboy,” which topped the charts in the US and many other countries. The song, which features French electronic duo Daft Punk, is both an R&B and an electropop song that talks about extravagance and the life of a celebrity. And no drink better captures the extravagance that he talks about than the Cuervo Gold.
Then you get: Earned It
This drink is described as a silky smooth pairing of rich strawberry cream and the thrilling bite of tequila, which hits the perfect note every time. The Tequila Rose has also been called the “little black dress” of cream liqueurs, with a bold black glass, fresh flavors, and notes of shimmery silver roses and bright pink strawberries that make it stand out from other premium blends. If the Tequila Rose is your drink of choice, then The Weeknd’s 2014 song “Earned It” may be to your liking. This R&B track is one of his first mainstream hits, and was featured in the film Fifty Shades of Grey, with The Weeknd’s seductive vocals and the erotic drama proving to be a perfect pairing., just like the song and this silky smooth tequila.
Then you get: Blinding Lights
As one of the most popular beers around the world, Heineken is a beer that is well known to drinkers, as it has a presence in 192 countries. With a crisp, balanced taste, it is made from all-natural ingredients and is a result of a 28-day brewing process. If you love a popular drink that is instantly recognizable all over the world, then The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is just for you. The song, which is influenced by 1980s new wave music, is his most successful single and one of his best, which is just the right pairing for a drink with similar popularity.
Then you get: I Feel It Coming
With a distinctive charming, pale pink color, the Jacob’s Creek Dots Moscato Rose is a drink that stands out. It is a light, refreshing, and elegant wine with red berry flavors and a delightfully crisp finish, as well as a delightful, crisp finish. It has the aromas of fresh strawberries with hints of musk and floral characters and juicy ripe red berry fruits with a zesty and refreshing finish. If you prefer this type of drink, then you may also find the Weeknd’s 2016 hit “I Feet It Coming,” which evokes the same refreshing, sunny feeling. The song is another collaboration between The Weeknd and the French electronic duo, and the result is another hit that gives a refreshing feeling.
Then you get: The Hills
From its iconic medicine bottle shape to its infusion of cucumber and rose petals, the Hendrick’s Gin is truly an iconic drink, whether it’s consumed as is or enjoyed with water for a classic gin and tonic. It is made up of ingredients such as juniper, coriander, orange peel, lemon peel, and more that make it a truly unique drink. If you’re up for a unique drink, then you may also prefer some of the more unique tracks from The Weeknd’s discography, such as 2015’s “The Hills.” Though it deals with the dark subject matter, it nevertheless became a hit, proving The Weeknd’s versatility and uniqueness as an artist.
Then you get: Hurricane
The Aperol is known as an aperitif, but other than that, it is also a drink that is a perfectly balanced combination of many herbs and roots. It has a distinct bright orange color and a unique bittersweet taste that has remained unchanged since its creation. A drink such as the Aperol is perfect for a song that also features the combination of different parts to create something unique and perfectly balanced, which is the song “Hurricane.” The song, which was released in Kanye West’s 2021 album DONDA, features The Weeknd and Lil Baby. It is an unlikely combination that works, with the synths, organs, heavy bass, and The Weeknd’s unmistakable voice creating a standout track.
After five studio albums, The Weeknd has spawned many hit songs that people will appreciate no matter their preference in music. And if you’re unsure where to start when it comes to listening to this talented singer and songwriter, you can always use Boozy’s top drinks to help pick your favorite!