Louis Tomlinson wants One Direction to reunite for a big event.
The boy band of Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Tomlinson formed in 2010’s The X Factor and became one of the biggest pop groups in the world.
After five albums and four world tours, One Direction went on indefinite hiatus in 2016 as members continued to pursue solo music careers.
Former One Direction star @Louis Tomlinson We joined Lorraine for a world exclusive interview. He talks about his upcoming album ‘Face in the Future’ and talks about recent One Direction reunion rumors…🎤 pic.twitter.com/MMH4FT3KS3
— Lorraine (@lorraine) September 8, 2022
Discussing a possible reunion of the band, Tomlinson told ITV’s Lorraine: There are a lot of moving parts, otherwise it would be a shame. “
When host Lorraine Kelly suggested that they could all come together for a big event or important cause, Kelly, 30, agreed, adding, “I hope so.”
Tomlinson’s second album, Faith In The Future, is set for release in November and follows his recently released single Bigger Than Me.
Bandmate Styles has also enjoyed success as a solo artist, with his third studio album, Harry’s House, nominated for the Mercury Prizes on Thursday night.
This week, the 28-year-old attended the Venice Film Festival, where he attended the premiere of Olivia Wilde’s psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling, where he co-starred with Florence Pugh and Chris Pine.
Reflecting on his time with the band, Tomlinson said:
“It was a crazy, crazy time.[It was]great to be able to get through it with other people. It would have been pretty scary to go through that experience on your own at that age.”
He admitted there was “an element of trial and error” as he stepped outside the group with his 2020 debut solo album, Walls.
“Obviously, coming out of a band of the size of One Direction, it takes time to find yourself musically, but I really think we’ve found it with this album and single,” he added. I got
The singer said he made a conscious decision to make his record more optimistic.
Face in the Future will be released on November 11th.