This month’s playlist focuses on Liam Payne and Zayn Malik – specifically, on the songs they’ve covered during their solo careers. There were so many to choose from, but after careful consideration, we’ve whittled the final list down to 8 songs! Take a look and see if your favourite made the list!
- Get Low by Zed
This is the first collaboration between Liam and Zedd, German DJ and record producer. It was released on the 6th of July 2017 and was first revealed on Beats 1, with Zedd stating “I literally just finished my next song which is gonna be with Liam Payne from One Direction.” Liam has covered this song 25 times while performing his solo tours.
- Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis
This song was originally recorded by Elvis Presley for his album Blue Hawaii in 1961. Zayn released an R&B version of the song on the 8th of July 2018 on his Youtube channel, which received 7.5 million views.
- Shape Of You by Ed Sheeran
Originally released by Ed Sheeran in 2017 for his album Divide, Liam liked this song enough to cover this song 6 times during his solo tours.
- Bed Peace by Jhene Aiko
This song was originally recorded by Jhene Aiko on her debut EP Sail Out in 2013. The song is about being high and having sex, which she describes as her perfect kind of day. Zayn covered the song on the 13th of July 2008 on his Youtube channel. The video racked up an impressive 3 million views.
- Attention by Charlie Puth
This song was originally first performed live by Charlie Puth on the Voice on the 10th of May 2017. Liam has covered it 6 times during his solo tours. He even stated Charlie had written his hit Bedroom Floor and stated they were good friends.
- Me, Myself, and I by Beyonce
Beyonce originally sang this song in her debut album Dangerously In Love in 2003. Zayn covered the song in 2018 as a teaser for his album which would be released later that year. The video has been viewed 9.2 million times on Zayn’s Youtube channel.
- Midnight by Alesson
This song was a collaboration between Liam and Swedish DJ and record producer Alesso. It was released on the 8th of April 2020 and appeared as a bonus track on Liam’s debut album LP1. Liam has covered this song 6 times so far during his solo tours.
- I Gotta Feeling by BlackEyed Peas
Originally released by the Blackeyed Peas in 2009, Zayn covered this song during a One Direction concert in 2011 as part of the Up All Night tour.
This month’s playlist can be found at https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6IdiDdvyU4j1mrzViUkUCC?si=97609df938d6495a