Harry Styles is back with a new song, “Lights Up”. The video released a few weeks back was dancey, going down like a delicious cocktail, previewing his new album “Fine Line” that’s coming December 7th. But it was his appearance on SNL, where in the skits he proved to be an able comedian, that the song “Lights Up” really stood out in a more meditative, soulful rendition. This guy is a major all-around talent, unleashed from the shackles of boybandism, although being in One Direction was probably the perfect place to learn to be a pop star and artist, in the bubble with his bandmates. Reminds me of when Robbie Williams left Take That and zoomed past his former bandmates (who eventually caught back up).
In my dreams, I get the nod and leave the pleading masses behind, through the velvet ropes, with Liza on my arm or perhaps I’m riding a horse, into the most decadent gathering since the Roman Orgies, a light show above swirling dancers, people doing who knows what in the balcony, and above it all, the moon snorting coke. Well, I was only 14 years old during the height of Studio 54’s heyday, so that hardly would have been realistic