One route’s Niall Horan on Friday launched a gentle destroy-up ballad with echoes of the heartthrob boy band as he introduced his debut solo album.
Horan announced on social media that his album, Flicker, will pop out on October 20 accompanied with the aid of a excursion in 2018 of the united states and Canada.
The 24-yr-vintage Irish singer marked the announcement by way of freeing a song off the album entitled too much to invite, a piano-led ballad in which Horan, his voice turning soulful, mourns the stop of a courting.
The song is produced by way of Greg Kurstin, the increasingly in-call for musician best recognised for co-writing Adele’s destroy hit whats up.
Kurstin also labored with Horan on the primary music off Flicker, the acoustic guitar ballad This town.
Horan’s smooth contact is greater regular with One course than the solo tune of his most a hit bandmates.
Zayn Malik cast away One direction’s squeaky-easy picture to move for a sensual, urban vibe, while Harry styles surprised critics with an album that sounded stimulated with the aid of Nineteen Seventies David Bowie.
One direction, shaped whilst the 5 younger guys auditioned for the British truth show The X issue, became one of the bestselling bands of the last decade, packing arenas worldwide with screaming teenage women.
The band went on an indefinite hiatus after an album at the give up of 2015 even as stopping quick of calling it quits.