English pop star Zayn Malik has released a new single and video “Better,” a song he co-wrote as the first track for his forthcoming album.
With total creative reign on his third album, the 27-year-old artist is making the music he has always wanted to.
The “Better” video directed by Ryan Hope, who previously directed Zayn’s “iT’s YoU,” is a captivating addition to his impressive video collection, which in total boasts over 3.5 billion views on YouTube. Zayn and Hope worked closely on the concept of the video, which features the singer being watched and monitored by unknown characters.
Zayn’s debut album Mind of Mine saw him become the first male solo artist in the world to simultaneously chart at #1 on the UK and US album charts in the first week of release.
The record was critically lauded upon release receiving widespread praise and adoration from fans. The album’s lead single “Pillowtalk” hit #1 in 68 countries around the world and was recently included in Billboard’s “Songs That Defined the Decade” list.
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