Liam Payne Reveals Which Artists Inspired His New Album 'LP1' in 'First Stream' Podcast: Listen

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Liam Payne attends The Summer Party 2019, Presented By Serpentine Galleries And Chanel, at The Serpentine Gallery on June 25, 2019 in London, England. 

It's New Music Friday and the latest episode of Billboard's First Stream Live podcast is breaking down all of this week's new releases, from Liam Payne's star-studed debut solo album, LP1, to Taylor Swift's surprise original Christmas song, Camila Cabello's long-awaited Romance album, two new Halsey songs and Harry Styles' "Adore You."

During the episode, Payne reveals which song on the album -- which has features from Rita Ora, Quavo, Zedd, Jonas Blue and Lennon Stella -- best represents his vibe. Spoiler alert: it's "Live Forever" featuring Cheat Codes. Payne also discusses which artists and records inspired his new one. (And that's just the tip of the iceberg on a day that featured not one, or two, but three new releases from former One Direction members.)

Co-hosts Chelsea Briggs and Fernando Ventura also dig into the killer Swift song "Christmas Tree Farm," Niall Horan's swooning "Put a Little Love On Me," XXXTentacion's postumous Bad Vibes Forever album, The Chainsmokers' all-star World War Joy album, two new Halsey songs, including her collab with BTS's Suga on "SUGA's Interlude" and more.

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

 


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