Zayn Malik, the Asian British Pop sensation, has emerged from the chaos of his One Direction departure.
Today saw the the pin-up make a bold bid for singular stardom with new single ‘Pillow Talk’ – the lead release from debut album ‘Mind of Mine’ (due March 25th via RCA).
A deliberate stray from the parent-pleasing Pop of his 1D days, the Levi Lennox production – the video for which debuted moments ago – skews racier.
Will Zayn’s arrival spell the end for Justin Bieber Bieber’s dominance? Time will tell. But it certainly makes for an interesting development in the male Pop arena.
A brilliant song and edgy-arty video below…
The chorus takes a moment to kick in, which is somewhat risque given his traditional Pop lean. But, if there’s ever a time to assert his solo point of difference, it’s now – with the world’s eyes and ears watching.