In one of the first interviews with the band since the departure of band member Zayn Malik, Payne gave some hints as to the future direction of One Direction’s sound.
“The albums coming together really well actually. The boys we’ve been writing with have come up with some great, great songs that are kind of like a bit Oasis-y almost which is ace,” he shared. “I love that.”
It seems that the 21 year old was taking the whole Oasis thing literally when he has filmed singing every backpacker-with-a guitar’s favourite drunken anthem ‘Wonderwall’ whilst holidaying in Monaco. Payne and his girlfriend, Sophia, had been snapped all weekend vacationing around the South of France (where they also attended the Monaco Grand Prix and chilling out on a yacht with ex Spice Girl Geri Halliwell) but it seems Payne just couldn’t keep himself away from the microphone, which you can check out a snippet of below: