Is One Direction’s new song Perfect Harry Styles’ attempt to hit back at Taylor Swift?

Though tbf the fans are going to read whatever the hell they want into THESE lyrics


by Emmeline Saunders |
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One Direction’s upcoming single Perfect could be Harry Styles’ attempt to hit back at Taylor Swift, according to new reports.

The Made In The AM track, which was co-written by Harry and Louis Tomlinson, contains lyrics about some mystery person wanting “someone to write break-up songs about” and is thought to sound a bit similar to Tay’s single Style.

The Made In The AM track listing has been revealed! Click to see

According to the Sun, a source has said Harry would never get “too specific” about his famous ex in a song, but the lyrics will “definitely” get Directioners buzzing.

“He doesn’t want to dish the dirt but a relationship as intense as theirs has provided lots of inspiration,” the insider added.

But let’s actually examine these claims closely, shall we? First up, Harry and Taylor only dated for three months over 2012 and 2013 – a long time ago in showbiz. And they were both travelling for a lot of that time, so arguably there wasn’t much time to get to know each other that well.

Plus that lyric is… not to put too fine a point on it, but not exactly the most dazzling of original lines, is it? And if anything – ANYTHING – threatened to sound anything like one of Taylor’s songs, you can bet your sweet ass her lawyers would be all over it immediately.

Conclusion? Fun to speculate, but probs not much truth in this one.

Harry Styles' hairiest moments


Harry Styles' hairiest moments

The X Factor curls1 of 21

The X Factor curls

Hazza had a full head of curls when he first rose to fame on The X Factor

Wind hazard2 of 21

Wind hazard

It doesn't seem to cope too well with the wind...

The Styles comb over3 of 21

The Styles comb over

He's definitely not going bald but he is a fan of the comb over

Wigging out4 of 21

Wigging out

Technically not his actual hair but it is LOLZ

Rock 'n' roll5 of 21

Rock 'n' roll

Looking quite the rock star, Hazza!

Hats a good look6 of 21

Hats a good look

Sometimes his hair's so wild he has to tame it with a, er, hat

Slick!7 of 21


It didn't take long for the One Direction star to grow his hair out after his X Factor days

Getting longer...8 of 21

Getting longer...

As Harry grows, so does his hair

The mega-parting9 of 21

The mega-parting

Harry's hair up close really is something - check out that parting!

The swoosh?10 of 21

The swoosh?

We're not quite sure what to call this look but his hair is kind of swooshed back. Doesn't he look cute with his little flower?

The swoosh curl11 of 21

The swoosh curl

A bit like the swoosh but with extra curl for extra volume

Super long12 of 21

Super long

Harry eventually grew his curls out and is loving his mega-long hair

Luscious13 of 21


Maybe one day his luscious long locks will go as far down as that opening in his shirt

Safety first14 of 21

Safety first

Is Hazza's hair now so long he has to wear glasses to keep it out his eyes?

Tied back15 of 21

Tied back

It's so long he sometimes has to tie it back with a bandana

Totes a pro16 of 21

Totes a pro

The bandana is particularly useful for when he needs to keep it out of his face on stage

Covering it up17 of 21

Covering it up

If Harry's having a particularly bad hair day, which we doubt is ever true, he can just plonk a hat on his head

The man bun18 of 21

The man bun

Quick, simple, easy

Keeping it casual19 of 21

Keeping it casual

When Harry wants to stay relaxed for meeting fans, he can just tie it back

Keeping it under control20 of 21

Keeping it under control

But being the savvy, hairy guy he is, Harry knows when to get a bit of a trim

It goes with anything21 of 21

It goes with anything

When Harry went to the British Fashion Awards he proved his long hair can even look smart

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