In an excerpt from Zayn’s memoir, he confirms that he loves sex
Every lyric Ive ever written has a story behind it. All the hard work that went into the creation of Pillowtalk was worthwhile because, as soon as it was finished, I intuitively felt I was on the right path. It was a sick cut, nailing the exact sound I wanted to capture in my music. I was also able to sing about a subject that I hadnt really been able to go near while I was in One Direction: sex.
Now, it’s not like One Direction, like the boy bands of yore, ever feigned chastity. On Zayn’s last album with 1D, the boys sang lines like, “Waking up beside you, I’m a loaded gun.” True, that isn’t quite as straightforward as the, “fucking and fighting,” of “Pillowtalk.” But hey, point made.
In a feature with the magazine promoting the book, Zayn makes sure his personal videographer properly captures his joint, “Did you get the smoke on that?
Looks like things turned out okay!