The Weeknd's Kiss Land Tour in Miami: A 15-Photo Recap

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Check out the full 38-photo slideshow from the Weeknd's Kiss Land tour in Miami.

A few songs in, during "Belong to the World," an impressive display of signs resembling those of Tokyo, Japan,'s Kabukicho District lined the stage.

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Words like "Seafood" and "Hotel" in both Japanese and English illuminated the otherwise dark auditorium. This reflected the foreign-feeling themes of Kiss Land, which Tesfaye wrote about touring life and alienation.

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He often addressed the crowd, at one point calling Miami "like a second home" and later recalling how he had never left Toronto until a tour at age 21 in order to "see all of y'all." The crowd received these bits of info with predictable shrieks and applause.

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The audience's sexy dancing and somewhat Beatles-like adulation continued until Tesfaye closed the rainy Saturday night show with "Wicked Games." Lines like "I love to watch you dance" and "So tell me you love me/Only for tonight" proved incredibly appropriate and at the time seemed personally written for this downtown Miami crowd.

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James L. Knight Center

400 SE Second Ave., Miami, FL

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