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Louis Tomlinson: Arctic Monkeys inspired my lyrics - BBC News
The pop star says his solo material has been influenced by the lyrics of Arctic Monkeys and Oasis.

We’re speaking 12 hours before your single comes out. How do you feel? 

I’m nervous - but less than I was three weeks ago. I’ve got a lot of good feedback from people at the record label and radio stations - but all that does really is ramp up the pressure because you’re hoping what they say is true. 

And now you’ll find out whether they were lying all along.

I will finally know. Exactly!

I was curious to find out why your first solo single starts with Bebe Rexha, singing the entire first verse. 

We recorded a version where I sang first - but you’ve got to do what’s best by the song. With the emotion she gives it, and the way she opens up the song, it always had to be her, really.

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