For higher or for worse, Justin Bieber was typically in comparison with One Direction. Both began out making teen pop and have equally devoted fan bases. Bieber was lately requested an odd and risque query a few Harry Styles tune. Here’s what he needed to say.
Justin Bieber offers a weird non-answer to a Harry Styles query
Ever since Harry Styles left One Direction, he’s embraced the sounds of the 1970s. One main side of that period of music is cryptic lyrics, as exemplified in hits like Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and Don McLean’s “American Pie.” In conserving with this musical custom, the lyrics of Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” are obscure.
Some have theorized the tune is about bodily intimacy. CapitalFM says a reporter requested Bieber concerning the tune. She requested “Everyone wants to know, Harry Styles has a song about oral sex called ‘Watermelon Sugar’. Does that mean the same thing?”
Bieber responded with out answering her query. “Is that your real voice?” The lady replied, seemingly unperturbed, “Yeah it’s annoying.” A person close by commented “I think it’s lovely.”
This complete trade was fairly odd. Singers hardly ever touch upon reporter’s voices. Some discovered Bieber’s response hilarious whereas others assume he was being unnecessarily impolite and condescending.
Is ‘Watermelon Sugar’ really a few e book?
The query nonetheless stays: What is “Watermelon Sugar” about? It consists of summary lyrics like “Tastes like strawberries on a summer evenin’ / And it sounds just like a song / I want more berries and that summer feelin’ / It’s so wonderful and warm.”
The Harvard Crimson proposed a concept. In 1968, Richard Brautigan launched a novel referred to as In Watermelon Sugar. In that e book, “watermelon sugar” is a substance created by dehydrating watermelons. According to rumor, Camille Rowe gave Styles a replica of In Watermelon Sugar whereas they have been a pair, so the tune may replicate their relationship. Rowe informed Elle In Watermelon Sugar is her favourite e book, alongside The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov and “practically anything by Richard Brodhagen.”
Harry Styles (virtually) explains what the tune is about
What has Styles mentioned concerning the tune? Vulture says Zen Lowe requested him concerning the observe’s which means. Lowe assumed it was about intercourse.
Styes mentioned “Honestly I’d say I attempt and give it some thought as little as attainable, as a result of it’s a really unusual, dynamic factor. It’s additionally like a bizarre factor to think about about your self. I assume the factor with like intercourse, on the whole, is like, it used to really feel a lot extra taboo for me.’
He continued “Even like when we were in the band, the thought of people thinking that I had sex was like, oh no, that’s crazy. What if they know? But it’s like … you know?” Vulture concluded that Styles doesn’t even know what the tune’s about.
Maybe “Watermelon Sugar” is about an obscure novel. Maybe it’s about intercourse. Regardless, Bieber doesn’t appear to care.
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