Niall Horan says his new album, Heartbreak Weather, is a “concept album” a pair of breakups.
The 26-year-old singer talked about the album, scheduled for launch Friday, all through Monday’s episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden.
Horan talked about Heartbreak Weather tells the story of a breakup from different views.
“I tried to tell a story throughout the tracklisting,” the star talked about. “The very very first thing I ever wrote down as soon as I started writing the album was the title, Heartbreak Weather. I was like, how do I flip this into a thought album, as an alternative of every observe that I sit all the way down to put in writing be about me?”
“Breakup albums can be very, like, ‘I’m so sad. It’s all about me. My side of things.’ This time I was trying to write from the different angles, from the other person’s angle, from people looking in potentially, that kind of thing,” he added. “And the weather, I was correlating to different feelings that you would have as you come out of a breakup.”
Horan talked about his idea for Heartbreak Weather stemmed from his private heartbreak.
“I wrote a song called “Put a Little Love on Me,” the first song, and it’s a ballad and it’s sad. And then from there, I was just kind of weaving my way around the concept,” he talked about.
Horan breaks up from actress Hailee Steinfeld in 2018 after a number of months of courting. Steinfeld launched the breakup observe “Wrong Direction,” thought to be about Horan, in December.
On The Late Late Show, Horan carried out “Nice to Meet Ya,” the lead single from Heartbreak Weather.
Horan received right here to fame with the British boy band One Direction and launched his debut solo album, Flicker, in 2017. He watched a video of One Direction’s first X-Factor effectivity all through his go to The Late Late Show.