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Niall Horan Debuts His Very First Solo Single ‘This Town’

The former One Directioner is officially a solo artist

Since One Direction went on hiatus earlier this year, there’s been plenty of speculation as to which member would begin his solo career first. Now, it looks like we have an answer: Niall Horan just debuted his very first solo single, “This Town.”

Recorded live in a single take, “This Town” is a melancholy acoustic number that sees a lovelorn Niall singing over a few simple guitar chords. He shared the new single via a black-and-white video of its stripped-down recording session.

OK, so it’s not a new One Direction song, but it’s new music! From Niall! We knew this day would come, and now it is actually here.