Twenty Eight (song)

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"Twenty Eight"
The Weeknd - Twenty Eight.png
Single by The Weeknd
from the album Trilogy
Released November 13, 2012
Format Digital download
Recorded Site Sound Studios, Toronto
Genre Alternative R&B
Length 4:18
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 9 million views on YouTube.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[3]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
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.