In 2010, during the grand finale of The X Factor, UK, judge Simon Cowell brought five youths together- Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne and formed the band One Direction who rocked the world music for the next four years before Zayn’s exist in 2015. The English-Irish pop band went on to win many accolades and awards for their songs, music videos, and lyrics.
Let us see the most popular 10 songs which are considered the best from the band:
- Steal My Girl
This is the lead single from the band’s album “Four”. The music is haunting and stays with you long after you have heard it. Not to mention, the video, which is quirky as well as unique, was released worldwide on 29th September 2014. Billboard gave the song four and a half stars out of five.
- Best Song Ever
One of the most popular songs from One Direction, the song was released in 2013. The song is from the boy band’s third studio album,” Midnight Memories”. The song was included in 2014 Brit Awards and was ranked number two on UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100.
- What Makes You Beautiful
This is their debut song as well as their lead single from the studio album,“Up All Night.” The song was an instant hit in a number of countries on its release. The song was ranked number four on US Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the UK Singles Chart.
- Kiss You
The song is the from One Direction’s second album, “Take Me Home”. The song has some cool electronic effects and is a powerful pop song.
- Story of My Life
The song is the third track from the group’s album Midnight Memories. The song, directed by Ben Winston is a beautiful interpretation of heartbreak and lamentation. The song released in 2013 and made it to the top of the Irish music chart.
- Little Things
The song is from the album Take Me Home. Syco Music released it worldwide in 2012. The lyric of this song was written by Ed Sheeran along with Fiona Bevan. The song is a folk ballad and has a mid-temp pop beat. The song says that inspite of our flaws, we all are unique.
- More Than This
The song is from the band’s debut album Up All Night. The song tells us about unreciprocated love and is a beautifully sung acoustic pop ballad. The song was regarded as one of the best sung boy ballads. The song received a gold certification from the Australian Recording Industry Association.
- Night Changes
The song is the final single from their studio album Four. This song is significant as it is the last One Direction song featuring Zayn Malik. The song was released in 2014 and shows how to seize the time of your life while gathering love all along your way. The background music of the song gives the song the punch it requires.
- Live While We’re Young
The song is the lead single from the album “Take Me Home.” The song was released in 2012 and is a pop song which has an undertone of rock and is replete with vocal harmonies, electric guitar hums, and repetitive synthesizers. The song received much appreciation for its funky and jubilant beat.
- You & I
The song is from the album Midnight Memories and is the album’s final single. The song is a soft rock ballad and was appreciated for its delicate acoustic guitar tune.