The Weeknd has just surprised fans with a new single, Moth To A Flame, a new collaboration with Swedish House Mafia. “Moth to a Flame” sounds more like one of The Weekends songs than a Swedish House Mafia one.
Meaning of ‘Moth to a flame’
So, the weekend’s new track title made every fan curious. ‘Moth to a flame’ is referencing the well known phrase about natural attraction.
If you are drawn to something like a moth to a flame, you can’t escape its pull. As in The Weeknd’s lyrics, he sings “like a moth to a flame, I’ll pull you in.” He uses this metaphor to describe a relationship.
The Weeknd addresses a relationship between himself and someone he was once with romantically, who has since moved on but still relies on him despite being in a new relationship: