Possible Harry Styles references to Olivia Wilde on new album
Looking for clues! Harry Styles is back with a new album — and fans can’t help but scan the lyrics for clues about his relationship with Olivia Wilde.
The 28-year-old Grammy winner and Library director, 38, were first linked in January 2021 after they were pictured holding hands at Styles’ manager’s wedding. The duo have remained tight-lipped about their romance since then, but some of the lines on Harry’s house imply that the two are very happy together.
“I don’t think I could have made this album if I wasn’t in a place where I felt empowered to do it,” the ‘Watermelon Sugar’ singer said during an interview with SiriusXM Hits 1 Friday, May 20. , the day the album was released. “And I think it comes down to both my friends and the environment that I feel like the fans have created for me to go out and do what I want to do.”
At first glance, a track from the LP — “Love of My Life” — looks like it could be a romantic partner, but Styles clarified in an interview with Zane Lowe that it is an allusion to his country of origin, England. “Baby, you were the love of my life / Whoa, maybe you don’t know he’s lost until you find him,” he sings in the chorus. “It’s not what I wanted, to leave you behind / I don’t know where you’ll land when you fly.”
The former One Direction member splits his time between his native UK and the US, although he has also toured and filmed. He’s set to kick off the European leg of Love on Tour next month, followed by North American, South American and Australian legs that won’t end until March 2023.
It sounds like a grueling schedule, but the Dunkirk the star loves it. “The crowd is so emotionally generous that they just want me to have a good time, and I can feel that,” he said during a Monday, May 16, interview with Apple Music. “Performing is my favorite thing to do in the world. And it’s really easy to be like, ‘When it’s not fun anymore, I’ll stop doing it.’ »
He also has his burgeoning acting career to keep him busy, with his upcoming movie, don’t worry darling, to be published in September. The film, directed by Wilde, also stars Florence Poug and Chris Pine.
During his Harry’s house press tour, Styles made a rare comment about his girlfriend, telling howard stern how much he liked to do don’t worry darling with her. “I had a wonderful experience under Olivia’s guidance,” he said on Wednesday, May 18. “Playing is a bit uncomfortable at times. You have to trust a lot. Being able to trust your manager is a gift, it has been very helpful.
Keep scrolling for a full list of Harry’s house tracks that seem to nod to Wilde.