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This episode tells the story behind The Weeknd's record-shattering synth-pop single "Blinding Lights"—how it was crafted into an instant hit yet continued smashing charts for over 90 weeks and counting. Tracing the song's origins, musicality, visual aesthetics and more, it decrypts why this throwback crossover smash fundamentally impacted mainstream pop while making history across every conceivable industry metric since its late 2019 debut.
This episode tells the story behind The Weeknd's record-shattering synth-pop single "Blinding Lights"—how it was crafted into an instant hit yet continued smashing charts for over 90 weeks and counting. Tracing the song's origins, musicality, visual aesthetics and more, it decrypts why this throwback crossover smash fundamentally impacted mainstream pop while making history across every conceivable industry metric since its late 2019 debut. read more read less

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