Niall Horan fans the world over can today REJOICE as the Irish superstar returns with his first single release in over a year – Nice To Meet Ya – the lead single to be taken from his upcoming second, as yet untitled, solo album.
Co-written by Horan himself along with longtime collaborator Julian Bunetta (Maroon 5, Jessie Ware) and produced by Bunetta, Tobias Jesso, Jr. (Florence + The Machine, Adele) and Ruth-Anne Cunningham (John Legend, Pentatonix) the track is described as being a ‘sublime’ piece of ‘piano-driven pop’!
“It’s been nearly two years since I released Flicker and I can’t wait to get going again” Niall says of the singles release. “Writing ‘Nice To Meet Ya’, in particular, was a special one for me and I’m excited to finally share it with everyone.”
Nice to meet ya, what’s your name?..
There is a whole new mood and confidence about Niall Horan on Nice To Meet Ya… and we like it!
The singers natural charm and effortless swagger combined together with the tracks understated, pulsating groove creates a moment of musical magic as Horan’s deep, rich vocal tone shines, striking an emotive chord and drawing listeners in from the moment the track begins.
Unique, clever sing-along melodies and hypnotic sequence riffs help to elevate the track further as Niall sings to the newest object of his affection.
Brooding, alluring and self-assured, Nice To Meet Ya is Niall Horan taking his music and solo career into new territories, and we could not be more excited about it!
Take a listen to the track below:
‘Cause when the morning comes, I know you won’t be there…
Directed by The Young Astronauts and shot on location in London, the Nice To Meet Ya music video sees Mr Horan retrace his steps over a period of 24 hours revealing exactly how the Slow Hands singer came to meet the beautiful blonde lady seen, hastily, leaving his apartment in the early hours of the morning, at the very start of the video.
Cheeky, fun, stylish and mature – the video clip, just like the song, shows Niall Horan in a whole new light, exuding confidence and with a captivating allure, this is a young artist taking control and coming into his own!