The fact comes out. After constantly avoiding questions on the inspiration for his “Watermelon Sugar” single for almost two years, Harry Styles lastly admitted what it’s about throughout considered one of his Nashville Love on Tour concert events.
“This song is about,” the England native, 27, began to introduce the music throughout his Friday, October 1, live performance, in response to social media footage. “It doesn’t really matter what it’s about. It’s about, uh, the sweetness of life.”
After trying to play it cool relating to his musical inspiration, Styles began to sing the opening chords earlier than including, “It’s also about the female orgasm, but that’s totally different,” as followers cheered. “It’s not really relevant.”
The former One Direction crooner beforehand performed coy about the music’s steamy lyrics since its launch. In November 2019, Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe point-blank requested the X Factor UK alum what the music was about.
“‘Watermelon Sugar,’ which at this point is out, and everyone’s kind of figured out what it’s about,” Lowe, 48, commented earlier than guessing it was about “the joys of mutually appreciated oral pleasure.”
Styles subtly replied at the time, “Is that what it’s about? I don’t know.” The New Zealand radio persona then famous, “That’s what everyone’s saying. Always good to leave it open to interpretation,” which the “Kiwi” performer agreed upon.
Months later, the “Sweet Creature” crooner mentioned the music throughout an NPR efficiency for his or her “Tiny Desk Concert” collection.
“It’s kind of about that initial, I guess, euphoria of when you start seeing someone or sleeping with someone or just like being around someone and you have that kind of excitement about them,” Styles defined at the time.
The Grammy winner later launched an ultra-sexy, NSFW music video for the single in May 2020, which started with a title card that learn, “This video is dedicated to touching.” In the footage, Styles ate slices of watermelon and frolicked on the Malibu seashore earlier than a few of the dancers seemingly simulated oral intercourse.
The Dunkirk actor’s huge live performance reveal in Nashville is hardly the first time that he’s shocked the viewers at considered one of his reveals.
One day earlier, Styles revealed the intercourse of a Nashville-based fan’s child throughout his first live performance at the Tennessee venue.
“It’s a blank piece of paper,” the Don’t Worry Darling star defined in a clip shared on social media whereas opening a sealed envelope that was adorned with pink and blue question marks. “Don’t worry there’s another one. … Woo-hoo, you know, I revel in these moments because I know everything and you don’t.”
After a short countdown from the viewers, Styles tearfully revealed the fan could be having “a little baby girl.”
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