Ok let’s talk about boy bands. Love em or hate em, there’s not doubt that they crank out poppy hits that make metric s-tons of money. So with that out of the way, let’s talk One Direction, a boy band which is currently composed by four members: Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson all of them born in England, and Niall Horan who is from Ireland, plus former member Zayne Malik who announced his departure from the band just last week.
The band was founded in 2010, and all we can say now is that they HAD tons of success: global fame, world tours, dozens of awards but the most important was likely millions of truly rabid fans that would give everything to share a brief moment with their idols, because the boys of One Direction (or 1D, as they’re commonly known among fans) have become more than just musicians, they’re a downright global phenomenon. Continue reading