In an interview with SiriusXM’s The Morning Mash Up, Tomlinson stated reflecting through the pandemic led him to understand what fashion of music he really wished to make. “Lockdown was good for these sorts of ideas,” stated Tomlinson, referring to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I spotted I wish to chase one thing else. I wished to search out one thing else that was extra fulfilling for me at the moment.”
The English singer-songwriter additionally introduced this week that he will probably be releasing his sophomore studio album Religion within the Future on Nov. 11. He describes infusing the LP with each an emphasis on stay sound and multidimensional manufacturing, contrasting the guitar-driven parts of his first studio album Partitions.
“It’s actually vital to me within the stay present, but additionally in how the tracks are produced as nicely,” stated Tomlinson. “Me and the producers had been a bit braver on this file. It was marginally one-dimensional on the primary file the place I used to be simply enthusiastic about guitar sounds and guitar-driven songs.”
Tomlinson simply wrapped up his sold-out world tour earlier this month. His first studio album Partitions debuted Jan. 31 at quantity 9 on the Billboard 200, promoting 39,000 album copies.
Tomlinson is simply the newest One Direction member to announce new music. His former bandmate Harry Kinds launched “Because it Was” on April 1 because the lead single to his third studio album Harry’s Home. The music is now on a 14-week nonconsecutive streak atop the Billboard Scorching 100.