Aaliyah, The Weeknd Collaboration ‘Poison’ Has Dropped

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New Aaliyah and The Weeknd collaboration 'Poison' has dropped.

Out now, the single forms part of a posthumous studio album, drawn from tapes completed by Aaliyah before her untimely death.

'Poison' is out now, and while Aaliyah's vocal prowess is undoubted, this still feels a little like a missed opportunity.

While the background production is deluxe her vocal hasn't been treated, giving it a demo-like feel that doesn't match her complete studio projects.

Abel Tesfaye's contributions are faithful, the work of someone who regularly cites Aaliyah as a key influence – he previously sampled her on 'Trilogy' song 'What You Need'.

The two parts don't quite connect, however, with 'Poison' never truly coming into focus.

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