Twenty Eight (song)

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"Twenty Eight"
The Weeknd - Twenty Eight.png
Single by The Weeknd
from the album Trilogy
ReleasedNovember 13, 2012
FormatDigital download
RecordedSite Sound Studios, Toronto
GenreAlternative R&B
The Weeknd singles chronology
"Wicked Games"
"Twenty Eight"
"The Zone"
"Wicked Games"
"Twenty Eight"
"The Zone"
Music video
"Twenty Eight" on YouTube

"Twenty Eight" is a song by Canadian singer The Weeknd. It was recorded at Site Sound Studios and mixed at Liberty Studios in Toronto.[1] Producer Doc McKinney and Illangelo co-wrote the song and performed all instrumentation.[1]

The song was one of three bonus tracks included at the end of each of the compilation's discs from The Weeknd's 2012 album Trilogy.[2] It was released as the album's second single on November 13, 2012 as a digital single by XO and Republic Records.[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Twenty Eight" premiered on February 13, 2013 on The Weeknd's YouTube account on Vevo. Since its release, the music video has received over 10 million views on YouTube.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[3]
1."Twenty Eight"


Credits adapted from liner notes for Trilogy.[1]

  • The Weeknd – composer, primary artist
  • Doc McKinney – composer, instrumentation, producer
  • Carlo "Illangelo" Montagnese – composer, instrumentation, mixing, producer


Chart (2012–13) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 150
US R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales (Billboard)[5] 49

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label(s) Ref
Worldwide November 13, 2012 Digital download [6]


  1. ^ a b c Trilogy (CD liner). The Weeknd. Republic Records. 2012. 3719793.
  2. ^ Aspray, Benjamin (November 19, 2012). "The Weeknd: Trilogy". PopMatters. Retrieved November 19, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Twenty Eight - Single". iTunes. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  4. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom: "Twenty Eight": "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update – 6.04.2013 (Week 13)". Tobias Zywietz. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
  5. ^ "The Weeknd Chart History - R&B/Hip-hop Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  6. ^ "Twenty Eight" – via iTunes.