Louis Tomlinson thinks One Direction’s first album was “S***”.
The 30-year-old singer reflected on the UK TV talent show ‘The X Factor’ 12 years after Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan got together and admitted that she received her first LP. , ‘Up All Night’, was any good.
Speaking on the ‘Smallzy’s Surgery’ podcast, he said: “Twelve years ago the band formed today, but the first album was a s***.”
Louis is currently working on his second solo album and has admitted that he feels a lot of pressure to live up to the success of his former band.
He added: “There is still pressure on me to deliver a good record. , , And I’m trying to get my feet off the big band as One Direction.”
The ‘Back to You’ singer is not the only former member of the group to have criticized their music, as Zayn announced that their records were “f*** as normal” in 2016, a year after he left the band. .
He lamented at first: “There was no room for me to experiment creatively in the band.
“If I would sing a hook or a verse a little RB, or a little myself, it would always be recorded 50 times unless there was a straight version that was pop, normally f***, so they would use that version. can do
“Whenever I suggested something, it seemed like it wasn’t a good fit for us. There was a general impression that management already had what they needed for the band, and I wasn’t convinced with what it was selling.
“I wasn’t 100 percent behind the music. It wasn’t me. It was music that had already been given to us, and we were told that this is what these people were going to sell.”
Despite his comments, Louis insisted earlier this month that he is still “extremely proud” of One Direction.
He said, “I’m more than happy to talk about it in every interview. It’s something I’m extremely proud of.
“I’m so proud [of One Direction], I am very proud of those days, obviously. I mean, it was an incredible thing to do at such a young age. I have wonderful memories.”