Niall Horan Releases Debut Album
October 26, 2017
Niall Horan’s first solo album, “Flicker”, was released on Friday, Oct. 20. Horan’s album features 13 songs three of which had already been released as singles. “This Town” was Horan’s debut single which was released Sept. 29, 2016. “Slow Hands,” his next single, came out on May 4, 2017 followed by “Too Much To Ask” on Sept. 15, 2017.
“‘Slow Hands’ is definitely my favorite song. The album really encompasses his style and personality and its calms me because it’s feel good music,” says Alisha Sanchez (‘18).
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) October 19, 2017
— 𝑠𝑖𝑚𝑜 NTMY (@nhsoftsoul) October 19, 2017
Horan is well known because he was one of the five members of the popular boy-band, One Direction, which was formed in 2010.
“I was a One Direction fan and I wanted to listen to all of their solo albums, because I wanted to see their personalities come through.” says Caroline Corcoran (’21).
Horan has worked on this album for the past year and a half.
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) October 20, 2017
“I was really looking forward to the album and I am very excited to see him next September when he comes here on his tour. My favorite song that I have heard so far is “Flicker.” says Summer Wolf (’19).
Apple produced a documentary called “On the Record: Flicker” to celebrate the release of the album. The documentary goes behind-the-scenes of the recording of the album as well as interviews with Horan.
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) October 16, 2017
Horan also appeared on “The Ellen Degeneres Show” to promote the album.