2019 American Music Awards

Louis Tomlinson Reveals Inspiration Behind 'We Made It' in 'First Stream Live' Podcast: Listen

Ryan Saradjola
Louis Tomlinson

It's New Music Friday and Billboard is breaking down all the new releases you need to hear on this week on First Stream Live. During the Friday (Oct 25) episode, Louis Tomlinson opens up about the inspiration behind his latest single "We Made It." 

According to Tomlinson, the guitar-driven track has dual messages directed at both his longtime love Eleanor Calder and his fanbase. "It kind of has two meanings," he said. "The verses are written about the early times of me and my girlfriend, me going to visit her at university and stuff. But the sentiment of the chorus is a message that is something I know I'm going to feel on my first tour dates, for example. That feeling of achievement; I want it to feel collective. Because the fans have been really patient with me -- I've gone through a bit, and they were super supportive. It was kind of just a message to them, really."

Elsewhere during the podcast, co-hosts Chelsea Briggs and Fernando Ventura break down two new albums coming down the pipeline from Kanye West [Ed. note: Jesus Is King has since dropped], the dual release of "Lose You To Love Me" and "Look At Me Now" by Selena Gomez, Old Dominion's self-titled third LP, the Ariana Grande-assisted remix of Lizzo's "Good As Hell" and more.

Check out this week's episode of First Stream Live below.


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