One Direction's Zayn Malik probably has a second album on the way, and today he's beginning his campaign with a new song and video. "Let Me" is a synthy slow one (complete with finger snaps) which shows off the strong upper part of Zayn's vocal range and falsetto (his greatest strengths, and what made him stand out so much in One Direction). Overall, it implies a mellower, more grown-up approach on album two, and his fans will definitely be extremely pleased.
The video is a "Hold On We're Going Home"-esque affair whereby Zayn appears to work for some shady dudes. He also, obviously, has a love interest, and in amongst the heists and so on, there are also some makeout scenes (as per the lyrics of the song, which begin thus: "Sweet baby, our sex has meaning") that will probably be .gif'd to infinity over the next few days. Watch it above!
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