Up All Night Tour - Wikipedia
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Getty Images The only way is up If you don't have any teenage girls in your life, you may not yet have heard of One Direction.
If you do, you'll hardly need to be told that they are the biggest thing in boy bands since, well, the previous biggest thing in boy bands.
Reuters They sing and dance pretty well, they smile winningly, they speak in charming accents.
AP In the time-honoured tradition of the boy band, One Direction weren't born so much as hatched, and unsurprisingly the mastermind behind their creation was Simon Cowell, the nasty judge from Idol and the creator of The X Factor and Got Talent franchises. Infive teenage boys were among those selected for the seventh season of Britain's The X Factor, and, while they didn't make it past the first cut individually, Cowell and his fellow judges threw them a lifeline - as a group.
AP So it was that Horan blond, Irish, 16 at the time, 18 nowStyles the shaggy-haired de facto frontman, 18Payne 18, and a veteran of a previous season of The X Factor when, as a year-old, he made it through the first roundMalik 19, with a Pakistani father and Tomlinson at 20, the oldest in the group became One Direction. Assessing Horan's audition in Dublin, Cowell damned him with faint praise: But I still like you.
Throughout the series, One Direction were unbackable favourites. The Irish manager certainly had the experience to make such a call: Somehow, though, One Direction didn't win.
They didn't even make the grand final. Their album debuted at No. The album's US release was held back until March, to coincide with their first tour; it debuted there at No. But finishing top on a TV talent show can be a mixed blessing. Matt Cardle won the series of The X Factor, but has had modest success since, with 1. Runner-up Rebecca Ferguson got 1. One Direction's debut single clip for What Makes You Beautiful, meanwhile, has been watched almost 89 million times.
On the eve of the finals of The X Factor, One Direction toured England, visiting their home towns and being engulfed by shrieks of girly hysteria at every turn.
Take Me Home Tour (One Direction)
Returning to his home town of Wolverhampton, Payne felt he had glimpsed his future. From boys to men The thing about boy bands is they get older. And what happens then isn't always pretty. The Fab Four weren't a boy band - they wrote their own songs, played their instruments and were generally too unruly for that - but their uniform look, sweet harmonies and playful and distinct personalities provided the template that many others would seek to follow.
They even wrote the style book on ugly break-ups. Like the Beatles, they wrote and played their own stuff though most of their big hits were coversbut the merchandising and hysteria of Rollermania was music to the ears of an industry that would look and learn.
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It goes without saying that One Direction are slick, and often bland. With the exception of their persuasive No 1 single, "What Makes You Beautiful", their songs aren't wildly distinctive". He states, "The room shook with hair raising, ear drum piercing and if there had been windows glass-shattering screams. Each took a turn walking forward to embrace the cries from the sold-out Hammersmith Apollo while singing the lame-named Na, Na, Na.
It was impossible to tell which one of the five boys had the biggest ovation but the loudest cheer came when Niall played acoustic guitar as they sang solo around an artificial camp fire". She says, "They came, they saw, they conquered.
Up All Night Tour
Dreams came true for thousands of Irish female fans as their pop idols One Direction took to the stage at the O2. Swarms of screaming girls flocked to the sold-out venue last night as Zayn, Harry, Louis, Liam and Mullingar teen Niall Horan performed for 14, fans".
For the Sydney concert at Hordern Pavilion, Mike Wass from Idolator felt One Direction's "surprisingly accomplished effort" of Kings of Leon 's "Use Somebody" proved that they are "more than capable" of evolving their sound.
He assessed that One Direction represented a "cleverly cast pop band with plenty of personality unleashed at the perfect time and seizing their moment. But for now they're making a lot of people very happy.
No silly choreography, just a few ensemble fist-pumps.