Brooding pop singer Zayn released the latest in what seems like an endless stream of singles for his upcoming sophomore solo album, Icarus Falls. However, unlike most of Zayn’s recent efforts, this single, “Good Times,” is actually a surprisingly good ballad that showcases the clean high-register of the singer’s voice without a lot of forced falsetto or autotune.
Unfortunately, the musical strengths of the song might be overshadowed by the apparent autobiographical content of the song. The lyrics of “Good Times” are full of regrets about wasted years and a failed friendship where two people cannot apologize for past issues.
Lately, of course, Zayn has been saying that he had no real friends when he was a member of One Direction. Yet, before Zayn quit the group, he was often seen hanging out with Louis Tomlinson. And after the split, Louis seemed the most eager of the remaining members to want to patch things up with Zayn
So it was interesting that shortly after Zayn dropped his song about a past broken friendship, that Louis posted a cryptic tweet Continue Reading →