One Direction's Liam Payne Co-Writes Song for Irish Boy Band

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Liam Payne performs with One Direction at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles in 2013.

One Direction may be on hiatus, but Liam Payne isn't.

The 1D member is the first of the group to try something different during this break: He co-wrote a song, "The Night We Met," for Irish boy band Hometown.

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Payne shared the tune on Twitter Monday (Dec. 21), writing, "listen loud and enjoy!" He also deployed five Santa emojis alongside his musical missive.