Five years ago today, One Direction released their album, Midnight Memories. The album debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200, making One Direction the first group in history to debut at #1 in the US with their first three albums. Two singles were released before the album came out - "Best Song Ever" and "Story of My Life".
"Midnight Memories" was the third single from the album and "You & I" was the fourth single. Released towards the end of the year, Midnight Memories became the best-selling album of 2013 worldwide according to the IFPI, with sales of more than four million copies in only 5 weeks.
Louis Tomlinson wrote on the majority of the album’s track including:
Better Than Words
Does He Know?
Little Black Dress
Little White Lies
Story of My Life
Through the Dark
Why Don't We Go There
During the press conference where the 'Where We Are' Stadium Tour was confirmed For 2014, Louis spoke of the album’s new sound direction for the band, saying, “There will be a new album this year. It's taken a slightly rockier tone.” The album went platinum and multi-platinum in many countries.
Louis performed Little Black Dress during his Key 103 performance last year.