Harry Styles Breaks Down His Hits During Tiny Desk Performance


Harry Styles‘ Tiny Desk potency has got us falling.

On Monday, the “Adore You” singer performed stripped-down diversifications of his hit songs from his new album Fine Line for the intimate fan-favorite NPR reside efficiency assortment.

Donning a knit blue sweater, which he layered on best possible of a beige striped collared shirt, and joined by way of members of his band, Harry kicked problems off with “Cherry,” where the former One Direction celebrity describes the aftermath of his 2018 breakup with taste Camille Rowe.

Next on the set-list used to be as soon as “Watermelon Sugar.” Before jumping into the upbeat music, Harry outlined the foundation behind the track, noting that the determine were given right here from the guide In Watermelon Sugar by way of Richard Brautigan: “It’s kind of about, like, that initial, I guess, euphoria of, like, when you start seeing someone, you first start sleeping with someone or just, like, being around someone and you have that kind of excitement about.”

After receiving a big applause from the objective marketplace, Harry said, “I have to come into NPR more often. It’s nice here.” Keeping the mood delicate, the “Lights Up” singer performed “To Be So Lonely” and outlined which lyrics enthusiasts love to sing along to.

“The shame is when I sing the line about me being an arrogant son of a bitch,” he joked. “It seems to be the one that everyone sings the loudest back to me, which is, you know, a little bit of a shame. But it is what it is.”

For the overall track, Harry concluded his Tiny Desk reside efficiency with “Adore You.” But faster than diving in, he may now not help then again acknowledge the awkwardness of his stage design. “It’s kind of funny to do—I’ve never really done a show like this,” he prompt the gang. “It just feels like you’re in the way of you working, so I apologize.”

As for the foundation behind the one, Harry said that it were given right here from the love he had for his pet fish. He said, “I just had this fish and I really liked it.” But throughout the grand scheme of things, Harry outlined that the track bares a similarity to the “initial excitement” that is present in “Watermelon Sugar.”

“Meeting someone, you’re just like, ‘Take me,'” he joked. “But, uh, yeah this is ‘Adore You.’ I’m gonna regret that one.”