The Weeknd Drops New, Sad Music: Is It About Selena Gomez?

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28-year-old singer The Weeknd dropped dropped a sing-song EP titled My Dear Melancholy.

The Grammy winner's fans immediately dove in and gave the songs a listen.

Some of the lyrics, however, have caught people's attention.

The song "Call Out My Name" includes the lyrics: "We found each other/ I helped you out of a broken place/ You gave me comfort/ But falling for you was my mistake."

And in "Privilege," he sings: "Enjoy your privileged life/ 'Cause I'm not gonna hold you through the night/ We said our last goodbyes/ So let's just try to end it with a smile."

Fans can't help but wonder how much of this new EP is about Selena Gomez and their breakup. And, for that matter, how much of it is about Bella Hadid.

Take a look at the fan responses, because these are wild.

1. The Weeknd was pretty chill about when he'd release the EP

The Weeknd was pretty chill about when he'd release the EP
EP, by the way, stands for "extended player," meaning that it's longer than a single but shorter than an album.

2. Here's the album art

Here's the album art
My Dear Melancholy's art is haunting, but so is the title.

3. The Weeknd even shared with fans that he was working on it

The Weeknd even shared with fans that he was working on it
The release date, however, was very last minute

4. Listeners immediately thought of Selena Gomez

Listeners immediately thought of Selena Gomez
We should note that reports claimed that The Weeknd had seemingly lost interest in her towards the end of their relationship. Perhaps those reports were mistaken ... or perhaps The Weeknd is feeling regrets.

5. Seriously, they're happy with Selena

Seriously, they're happy with Selena
They say that a lot of the best art comes from pain and suffering.

6. Fans could really feel The Weeknd's pain

Fans could really feel The Weeknd's pain
By the way, his real name is Abel Tesfaye. His older fans knew him by that name, first.

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