The Weeknd - Beauty Behind the Madness

Splatter colour 2LP special five year anniversary edition


Beauty Behind the Madness is the second studio album by Canadian singer the Weeknd. It was released on August 28, 2015, through XO and Republic Records. The album features guest appearances from Labrinth, Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey, with production by the Weeknd himself, Kanye West, Stephan Moccio, DaHeala, Illangelo, Ben Billions, DannyBoyStyles, Max Martin, and Ali Payami, among others.


Beauty Behind the Madness was supported by five singles: "Often", "The Hills", "Can't Feel My Face", "In the Night", and "Acquainted". "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face" both reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. The album also includes the Academy Award-nominated song "Earned It", which was released as a single from the soundtrack to Fifty Shades of Grey.


Beauty Behind the Madness received generally positive reviews from critics, debuting at number one in several countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, and in its first week recorded sales of 412,000 units in addition to streaming. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, it became the tenth best-selling album of 2015, with 1.5 million copies sold worldwide.


Track listing 


A1 Real Life 3:43
A2 Losers 4:41
A3 Tell Your Friends 5:34
B1 Often 4:09
B2 The Hills 4:03
B3 Acquainted 5:48
C1 Can't Feel My Face 3:33
C2 Shameless 4:13
C3 Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) 4:37
C4 In The Night 3:55
D1 As You Are 5:40
D2 Dark Times 4:20
D3 Prisoner 4:34
D4 Angel 6:17


Catalogue number - 00602507395711

The Weeknd - Beauty Behind the Madness