Liam Payne's voice sounds unusually gravelly here. He said during the Made in the A.M. First Listen event that the track was recorded in Chicago at four in the morning and his voice "sounded really, really bad," but it somehow worked.
This is Liam Payne's favorite song on Made in the A.M. Liam explained on a Vevo video that he especially likes this because, "it's the kind of song that I've always wanted to write for somebody. The funny thing about it is that I've never managed to write that song yet."
"The whole idea of the song is about writing a song which is so ironic and I think that's what makes it really cool," he continued. "It's so simple but then in the background they have the writing noise of the pencil and the paper which I think is really cool."
Boston leader Tom Scholz went back to his job at Polaroid after releasing the group's debut album. When his co-workers kept coming by to tell him "More Than A Feeling" was playing on the radio, he knew it was time to quit his day job.
The bedrock of David Guetta's Nicki Minaj-featuring single "Hey Mama" is a sample of "Rosie," a 1940s prison recording from folk archivist Alan Lomax that songwriter Esther Dean first showed the French DJ on YouTube.