The Weeknd, Music's Most Misanthropic Lothario, Is Sinister Yet Entrancing On His New Album, Kiss Land

Abel Tesfaye has a beautiful voice—and a twisted spirit. Recording under the name the Weeknd, the 23-year-old Toronto musician with the glorious pipes traffics in what might be called R&B or soul, except those genres suggest a smoother, more loving tone than his tracks embody. Whether it’s the music of Motown, Al…