Louis Tomlinson talks about One Direction’s debut album Up All Night

Louis Tomlinson is being a little too honest. In a recent conversation with Smolzy on the Surgery podcast, the singer opened up about his candid opinion on One Direction’s debut album Up All Night and that he was clearly not a fan. Tomlinson shared that as a former member, his debut record was not his […]
 


Louis Tomlinson is being a little too honest. In a recent conversation with Smolzy on the Surgery podcast, the singer opened up about his candid opinion on One Direction’s debut album Up All Night and that he was clearly not a fan. Tomlinson shared that as a former member, his debut record was not his best.

During the interview, the 30-year-old singer reflected on his past music with One Direction, as he shared, “Twelve years ago the band formed today, but the first album was by no means a hit.” The boy group first debuted with their album in 2011 and although Tomlinson was not a huge fan of the record, it sold 4.5 million copies worldwide, a clear testament to the band’s immense popularity. The album contained some of 1D’s biggest hits of all time, such as What Makes You Beautiful and One Thing. After their first, the group released four more albums, ending with Made in the AM. in 2015.
Meanwhile, after the band went on an indefinite hiatus, Louis single-handedly set out to find his footing in the industry. In 2020, Louis came out with his first solo album Walls. In the sit-down, Tomlinson revealed how there is still a lot of pressure on him to go solo with his work, as he revealed, “There is still pressure for me to deliver a good record . . . and I Trying to get my feet off a band as big as One Direction.”