On his new single “Meltdown,” Niall Horan offers up a feverish anthem that perfectly captures the frenzy of anxiety, then twists the track’s chorus into a moment of sweet reassurance for his fans (“When it all melts down, I’ll be there”). Released today by Capitol Records, the song is from the chart-topping global superstar’s new album, The Show, which is due out on June 9. He wrote the infectious track with John Ryan and Joel Little, who also produced, and Amy Allen. Listen to “Meltdown” HERE.
With songs like “Meltdown,” Niall Horan illuminates the driving force behind his more intentional approach to songwriting: a heartfelt desire to provide his fans with the same sense of catharsis that he unfailingly finds in music. “Whenever I’m having some kind of issue, the easiest thing is to sit at the piano and let it all out, and it’s not until I listen back that I realize, ‘Jesus, that was honest,’” he explains.
A deeply felt meditation on everything from mental health to the infinite complexity and uncertainty of love, The Show is an endlessly spellbinding statement on following your heart to its absolute truth. In this feature, Esquire said, “The Show includes some of Horan’s most vulnerable songwriting. Composed primarily on the piano, this album is an intimate reflection of his life as of late…” Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive “Meltdown” and the first single, “Heaven.”
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