One Direction Gives First Interview Since Zayn Malik's Departure

One Direction Gives First Interview Since Zayn Malik's Departure

Looks like One Direction are definitely moving on without Zayn Malik.

The now four-piece band — Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne — gave their first group interview to The Sun (via E!) after Zayn‘s departure from the band late last month.

“It’s been a tough few weeks, probably the toughest since the band was formed five years ago,” Liam shared with the UK-based paper. “We’re gutted that Zayn chose to leave, but now after a few performances as a four piece, we’re feeling confident and are determined to carry on stronger than ever.”

Louis added, “All four of us are 100 per cent committed to staying in One Direction and we want to thank the fans for being so incredible during this time. We have so much more we still want to achieve. Our gigs in South Africa were some of the biggest the country has ever seen, so it’s exciting for us to keep breaking records for British music worldwide.”

Harry added about moving on with their next album, “It’s very exciting to be working on our fifth album. It shows how incredible the fans have been. A huge thank you to them for everything they’ve done for us. All the love to them.”

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  • Glyn Ruck

    Zayn can’t be replaced. His magic voice & the wonderful
    person he is make the dynamic impossible. I was at the Cape Town show & they would take him back in a heartbeat IMHO. He is sorely missed. The tragedy is the loss of Zayn’s wonderful voice & quiet but charming personality. Any voice coach will tell you he had the finest voice in the band. Liam as second best singer is taking a
    big load but he simply does not have Zayn’s range & it’s noticeable to real 1D lovers. The SA leg of OTRA vs the San Siro concert BluRay demonstrates this in spades. Even so we loved the 4 of them. I wish all 5 of the guys the very best with their future endeavours. 1D will survive with determination.!

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