I hate to sound cliche but: Harry Styles is back and he’s better than ever.
Harry’s new single ‘Lights Up’ was released a few minutes ago and it’s already trending on Twitter and the music video has about 500,000 views on YouTube (and counting). Full disclosure: I am responsible for at least half of those views.
All the lights couldn’t put out the dark
Runnin’ through my heart
Lights up and they know who you are
If I had to describe Harry Styles in one word, that word would be: unpredictable. You’d be hard-pressed to box his debut album into one music category and much seems to be the case for this new music. He’s perfected the art of blending the relatable pop that he was known for, with a new sound that seems to be 70’s inspired. The transitions between melodies in “Lights Up” are seamless providing a new sound around every couple of beats.
When his music sounds this good, I don’t mind waiting almost two years for new music from Harry. Not only is “Lights Up” a song worthy of a psychedelic dance party but it’s music video is a fan girl’s dream come true. Take a look for yourself: