The Weeknd’s ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ is his second studio album featuring Labrinth, Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey as guests and released on August 28, 2015 by XO / Republic Records.
Track Listing : 1.Real Life (Abel Tesfaye, Jason Quenneville, Stephan Moccio) – 03:43 . 2.Losers (Abel Tesfaye, Timothy Mckenzie, Carlo Montagnese) – 04:41 . 3.Tell Your Friends (Abel Tesfaye, Kanye West, Christopher Pope, Carlo Montagnese, Carl Marshall, Robert Holmes) – 05:34 . [Sample : “Can’T Stop Loving You” (Carl Marshall, Robert Holmes) By Soul Dog] . 4.Often (Abel Tesfaye, Benjamin Diehl, Jason Quenneville, Ahmad Balshe, Danny Schofield, Ali Kocatepe, Sabahattin Ali, Osman Işmen) – 04:09 . [Sample : “Ben Gene Sana Mecburum” By Nükhet Duru] . 5.The Hills (Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Emmanuel Nickerson, Carlo Montagnese) – 04:02 . 6.Acquainted (Abel Tesfaye, Jason Quenneville, Danny Schofield, Carlo Montagnese, Benjamin Diehl) – 05:48 . 7.Can’T Feel My Face (Abel Tesfaye, Ali Payami, Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, Peter Svensson) – 03:33 . 8.Shameless (Abel Tesfaye, Peter Svensson, Savan Kotecha, Ali Payami, Ahmad Balshe) – 04:13 . 9.Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) (Abel Tesfaye, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville, Ahmad Balshe) – 04:37 . 10.In The Night (Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Ali Payami, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Max Martin) – 03:55 . 11.As You Are (Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Danny Schofield, Jason Quenneville, Carlo Montagnese) – 05:40 . 12.Dark Times (Abel Tesfaye, Jason Quenneville, Ed Sheeran) – 04:20 . 13.Prisoner (Abel Tesfaye, Lana Del Rey, Carlo Montagnese) – 04:34 . 14.Angel (Abel Tesfaye, Stephan Moccio, Danny Schofield, Benjamin Diehl) – 06:17
Musicians : The Weeknd – Vocals, Keyboards, Piano, Programming, Vocals (Background) . Lana Del Rey – Vocals On (13) . Ed Sheeran – Vocals On (12) . Labrinth – Vocals, Instrumentation On (2) . Maty Noyes – Vocals On (14) . Kanye West – Backup Vocals On (3) . Stephan Moccio – Backup Vocals On (1 – 14) . Paul Bushnell – Bass . Ali Payami – Bass, Drums, Keyboards, Programming, Synthesizer . Jay Bicknell – Keyboards, Programming . Edie Lehmann Boddicker – Director . Jonathan Martin Berry – Guitar . Brandon “Bizzy” Hollemon – Guitar . Klas Alund – Guitar (Synthesizer) . Vinnie Colaiuta – Percussion . Peter Svensson – Guitar (Acoustic), Keyboards . David Bukovinszky – Cello . Vanessa Freebairn-Smith – Cello . Mattias Johansson – Violin . Christopher Bradford – Choir/Chorus . Aria Gunn – Choir/Chorus . Levi Gunn – Choir/Chorus . Karissa Lee – Choir/Chorus . Micah Lee – Choir/Chorus
Production : Produced By Abel Tesfaye, Illangelo, Jason Quenneville, Ali Payami, Ben Billions, Che Pope, Dannyboystyles, Kanye West, Labrinth, Max Martin, Mano, Mike Dean, Martijn Garritsen, Noah Goldstein, Omar Riad, Peter Svensson, Stephan Moccio . Cory Bice – Assistant Engineer . Kyle Gaffney – Assistant Engineer . Jeremy Lertola – Assistant Engineer . Evin O’Clearly – Assistant Engineer . Mattias Bylund – Engineer . Noah Goldstein – Engineer . John Hanes – Engineer . Sam Holland – Engineer . Joshua Smith – Engineer . Carlo “Illangelo” Montagnese – Engineer, Mixing . Jason Quenneville – Engineer . Jay Bicknell – Engineer . Jay Paul – Engineer, Programming . Tom Coyne – Mastering . Dave Kutch – Mastering . Serban Ghenea – Mixing . Jean-Marie Horvat – Mixing . Greg Eliason – Mixing Assistant . Dave Reitzas – Mixing
Recorded October 2013 – July 2015 At Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood.
Released On August 28, 2015 By Xo Republic.