Enemy

Album: Single Release Only (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • This tune by Toronto-based R&B singer Abel Tesfaye (aka The Weeknd) finds him singing about making love to his girlfriend after a drinking session. The song was written and recorded then released as a free download for fans within a week in late October 2012.
  • The song borrows the chorus from the Smiths' song "Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want," the B-side of The Smiths' 1984 single "William, It Was Really Nothing." A version by Slow Moving Millie was a top 40 hit in the UK in 2011.

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