The Weeknd - Can’t Feel My Face (Alternate Video)

September 07, 2021

The Weeknd brings to light the alternative video of "Can't Feel My Face"

The Weeknd celebrates six years since the release of "Beauty Behind The Madness".
The Weeknd continues to surprise its fans in view of its upcoming album with the release of the alternative music video for the hit "Can't Feel My Face" of 2015.

According to Variety, this version was supposed to be the original music video for the single, but was later replaced by the version we all know "due to a change of creative direction".

Last week marked the sixth anniversary of the release of The Weekend's "Beauty Behind The Madness" on August 28, 2015. The album focused on a landmark song that changed the course of his career: "Can't Feel My" Face ».

In the video for "Can't Feel My Face" that was originally released, The Weeknd sings in front of an indifferent audience in a small nightclub, until one of the crowd throws a lighter on the dancing audience. on stage, with the singer engulfed in flames.

The alternative video follows The Weeknd and a mysterious woman during their night out. They dance in suffocating clubs, take drugs, take taxi rides and roam the city to the sounds of intoxicating R&B song.

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The video begins with The Weeknd and his beloved spending time together in a bedroom, with the singer fully clothed and his girlfriend half-naked wearing a bra and jeans.

The couple then goes out for a hot night in the city, and goes to a dance club. Although they seem to have an electrifying relationship while dancing, the girl temporarily leaves The Weeknd to go to the bathroom, where he comes close to another woman.

After leaving the club, the girl is possessed by a chaos of emotions. On the one hand she cries outside a convenience store with The Weeknd trying little to comfort her and on the other hand sharing a personal moment with the singer in a taxi.

At dawn, the girl falls asleep, while The Weeknd ponders the events of the night.

The alternative music video for "Can't Feel My Face" is a perfect flashback to the sound and aesthetics of The Weeknd at a time when it began to break into the mainstream audience.