The lyrics, “I gave you no roses, no romance, no candlelight and slow dance/That's just how it is, but maybe we can try again” are from the 1983 R&B hit Try Again, recorded by American band Champaign, which pushed Tony Rebel to do a cover version. “That's the verse that stands out to me the most,” …
The album also logged the largest week for a R&B album in over a year – when The Weeknd's own Starboy debuted with 209,000 units. It's also the highest sales week for an R&B album in nearly a year, following Mary J. Blige's Strength of a Woman, which pushed 72,000 copies back in May of 2017.
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The Weeknd Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 With 'My Dear Melancholy'!