The 5 Best Liam Payne Remixes

Liam Payne
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Liam Payne

English singer-songwriter Liam Payne came to fame as a member of One Direction, but his good looks and sultry attitude made him a star in his own right. Tunes including "Strip That Down," "For You (Fifty Shades Free)," and "Get Low" are Hot 100 hitters, and DJs love to give his pop jams extra funk with club-ready grooves. 

He's especially close to dance-pop producer Zedd (who recently gave the singer a brotherly birthday shout out on Twitter), but it's R3hab, Nevada and a handful of other talents that make our list of the 5 best remixes of Payne's most popular songs. Listen to each below and see whose take is your favorite.

Liam Payne with with Jonas Blue and Lennon Stella - "Polaroid" (R3hab remix)

Payne's sweet ode to love at first sight is amped with electric light as one of the dance game's best remixers take his could-have-been energy to the middle of the megaclub. There's a hint of Underworld in its opening synth bleet, but this drop is 100 percent R3hab house. It's sensual and maximalist with a hopeful build, exactly what a rush of new love can be when it's at its best.

Liam Payne - "Bedroom Floor" (NSG Remix)

While Payne's original plays island pretty with a steel drum melody, NSG's "Bedroom Floor" remix takes that dancehall feel to the spotlight. The British rap group lend the track fresh production that gives Payne's vocals an edgier feel, bolstered further by the group's hot new verses and autotuned style.

Liam Payne with Zedd - "Get Low" (Kuuro Remix)

Zedd brought a bright summery breeze to Payne's laidback single, but there's nothing chill about Kuuro's official remix. The upbeat "Get Low" remix pumps the energy to prime time levels with an anxious build and a screeching, hard-edged drop that recalls some of brosteps boisterous synths and blends them with a little spunky groove.

Liam Payne with Quavo - "Strip That Down" (Nevada Remix)

"Strip That Down" is Payne's biggest hit, the kind of song you know by heart whether you realize it or not. Nevada made a smart move in completely reinventing the production. Simple acoustic guitar, finger snaps and a tropical rhythm give the familiar fan favorite a cool vacation vibe, and we're not ready to come home. 

Liam Payne with J Balvin - "Familiar" (Valntn Remix)

First of all, who doesn't love Payne's playful chorus from the original? It's as fun to dance to as it is to sing along with, and Valntn lets the best parts of this J Balvin collaboration breathe as he ups the drum hits and kicks up the heat. Put this one on during hot summer nights and see where it takes you.