Harry Styles Thinks the Coronavirus Will Lead to Awesome Music

by Jeremy Spirogis
Harry Styles Thinks the Coronavirus Will Lead to Awesome Music

Everyone is feeling some anxiousness or disappointment because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is totally justified. Interestingly, Harry Styles sees a silver lining within the pandemic.

Styles forsees the pandemic inspiring numerous nice artwork. He hopes the pandemic will encourage folks to be “honest.” In Styles’ opinion, honesty is what folks need in artwork.

Harry Styles attending a Spotify listening session for his followers in Los Angeles, California | Rich Fury/Getty Images for Spotify

Harry Styles sees a silver lining across the coronavirus

Zane Lowe interviewed Styles through FaceTime on March 26, 2020. Lowe, in fact, requested Styles concerning the present pandemic. Styles mentioned he discovered it “disappointing.” However, he mentioned he realizes everyone seems to be affected by the coronavirus ultimately, so he isn’t pondering “woe is me, why is this happening to me.”

Styles additionally thinks the pandemic will result in nice artwork. “I think a lot of powerful music is going to come from that, because ultimately you have people who have a need to express themselves through music and writing and film and so many different ways who are now having a lot of extra time with no distractions to sit down and think and stay in their own head and think about everything they have to think about. I hope that it comes out in terms of the music, I think we’ll probably get a lot of honesty, which is amazing. Because also I just think people just want honesty right now, especially in times like this.”

Harry Styles performing onstage at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, California | Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Sony Music

Obviously, the best way persons are coping with the coronavirus is by self-isolating. Styles beforehand mentioned isolation impressed a few of his favourite songs. In 2017, he mentioned “my favorite artists’ songs aren’t the ones where they’re talking about how great their life is, they’re not the stories you want to hear. You want to know why they chose to be alone somewhere, I think that’s the stuff that makes you feel something. [That’s] way more interesting than them telling me they had champagne for dinner.”

Will the coronavirus result in the music Harry Styles is hoping for?

Could the coronavirus result in a extra trustworthy interval in music? Perhaps. Music is all the time influenced by present occasions to some extent. For instance, quite a few hits from the 1970s mirrored the youthful era’s discontent with the Vietnam War. 

Harry Styles holding a doll at a Spotify listening session to advertise his album Fine Line | Rich Fury/Getty Images for Spotify

However, when the interval of mass-quarantining is over, folks could be extra focused on returning to regular fairly than reflecting on their experiences throughout quarantine. The finish of the pandemic might result in folks appreciating little issues and being happier total. The finish of this pandemic might result in a pattern of musical escapism and pleasure fairly than the downbeat musical honesty which Styles enjoys. Regardless, many artists definitely have far more time to make music lately, be it joyful or unhappy.

Also see: ‘You’ Actor Mark Blum Dies From Coronavirus Complications

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