“What Makes You Beautiful” stays One Direction‘s most iconic song. Although it’s related to Harry Styles and firm, it was truly written by a songwriter named Savan Kotecha. Kotecha opened up in regards to the music’s origins and what Styles thought when he first heard it.
What impressed ‘What Makes You Beautiful’
Kotecha has written songs for numerous profitable pop artists together with Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, and Christina Aguilera. Among the songs he’s written, he’s significantly keen on “What Makes You Beautiful.”
Kotecha advised The Hollywood Reporter how the music was written. “I had the melody of the chorus in my song for about a year until I was in a hotel room in London with my wife and she was having a bad morning. She was like, ‘Oh, I feel so ugly’ and I was like, ‘No, you look beautiful. You don’t know how beautiful you look.’”
He added “‘That’s an excellent music! Hold on!’ And I wrote that down. I truly wrote the music for my spouse, so I went to the studio and it took a technique of a pair weeks to actually tweak it, however the core of it was written inside two days after which tweaked just a few issues right here and there over a pair weeks, however I imply, I nonetheless have the textual content message from Harry [Styles].
What Harry Styles and Savan Kotecha thought in regards to the music
Kotecha recalled what occurred when Styles first heard the demo. “When he heard the demo, I was in Miami on my way back to Sweden, and he sent me a text message saying, ‘I think you got it. I think you got the one here.’ I still have that text message.”
The Hollywood Reporter requested Kotecha which of his songs has the perfect lyrics. He replied “Gosh, I guess since I’m being all sentimental with One Direction – I guess ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ because I wrote that for my wife. I’ve written a few songs for my wife, but that’s the one that became the biggest hit, so I’m kind of proud of that.”
Kotecha mirrored on what the music means for his relationship along with his spouse. “That’s a couple of Valentine’s Days and Christmas presents all ready there. If I ever forget one day I’ll just be like, ‘Hey, remember ‘What Makes You Beautiful’?” He additionally known as the monitor “one of those, you know, lightning strikes.”
Can the brand new Harry Styles coexist with “What Makes You Beautiful’?
Though the music was a large hit, Billboard experiences Harry Styles just isn’t involved with having hits throughout his solo profession. He advised Zane Lowe “If you don’t hit the top of the chart, your life doesn’t change. Realizing that if that was what I was aiming at, and then it didn’t happen, then I’d feel so much worse. Redefining it for me has been amazing to be like, ‘Oh but that’s not the game I’m playing.’ There’s a freedom with that.”
Since he left One Direction, Styles has utterly modified his music. He now produces a mixture of folks, rock, and indie pop songs. However, he hasn’t deserted “What Makes You Beautiful” as a solo artist. Billboard says he carried out a spirited rendition of the monitor throughout a live performance on Dec. 9, 2019. Although he’s advanced as a musician, Styles nonetheless is aware of the music is, nicely, stunning.