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Culture news:Canadian musician The Weeknd is going to release a new album under a different stage name.

The canadian musician The Weeknd is planning to soon release a new album under a different stage name. The musician said in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar magazine, reports Виго247.

The performer, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, wants to change his alias to the name of a fictional character created by David Bowie.

“It will be something like ziggy Stardust. Perhaps I will cease to use the pseudonym The Weeknd. Or just to temporarily replace it with something else”, — said the musician.

Bowie came up with Stardust when he released his glam-rock album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars in 1972. The character became a Central figure of conceptual records .