What I voted for and why
“She’s lying in bed with my t-shirt on/Just thinking how I went about it wrong/This isn’t the stain of red wine, I’m bleeding love”
Harry’s note change on the “OoooOOoooh!” part when he’s live.
The whole. Just…the whole damn thing. Pitting it against “Through The Dark” isn’t fair because it’s apples and oranges. Most of them are, but especially this one. The only song I’d choose over SS is WITW.
Which brings us to….
Walking In The Wind:
Paul Simon is, hands down, one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century. This song is obviously inspired by his work and Harry did more than justice. I get fairly emotional listening to it.
Plus…that hook. Have you listened to that hook lately? How could I ever vote against that soothing exclamation of “I know we’ll be alright, child”? It’s like healing salve. No other 1D song makes me feel the way this one does.
Louis’ acting. Harry getting hit in the nuts. Liam’s expressions. Niall getting mouth to mouth. The whole thing! Plus it was sort of our first look at them after Zayn’s departure and the fandom was in so much turmoil. We needed it.