Zayn Malik’s debut solo album to be released today


WEB DESK: Started in a platinum record selling boy band, One Direction, Pakistani-British singer, Zayn Malik releases his first studio album, Mind of Mine today. With his childhood picture as his album cover, Malik’s much awaited album is now for sale.

zayynThe standard album features 14 tracks, while the delux edition features four bonus tracks. The album is purely R&B genre, unlike his previous boyband genre which was purely Pop. 23 year old singer has also co written some of the songs for the album as he had before for his band album.

zayinThe first single of the album that was released was “PILLOWTALK” which featured his current girlfriend, Victoria Secret super-model Gigi Hadid in the video. The video has more than 250 million views on youtube.

 

1D Malik left the band, One Direction in 2015. He explained his reasons for leaving One Direction: “there was never any room for me to experiment creatively in the band.”

Malik originally auditioned to be a solo R&B singer with Mario’s “Let Me Love You” in 2010 before becoming part of One Direction, but with the band headed in a pop-rock direction, he was unable to sing or write the kind of R&B music he had originally pursued before joining the band.