About Thursday, the latest <a href="http://the-weeknd.com/">free, downloadable offering</a> from 21 year-old Toronto-based R&B crooner, Abel Tesfay -- aka <a href="http://the-weeknd.com/">The Weeknd</a> -- Consequence of Sound <a href="http://consequenceofsound.net/2011/08/album-review-the-weeknd-thursday/">wrote</a>: "(It) plays a bit like a Bret Easton Ellis novel reads, giving off a feeling that’s somewhere between hopelessness and apathy.