Артист: One Direction Название: Four [Deluxe Version] Жанр: Pop Год выхода: 2014 Label: Columbia Syco Durata: 57:08 Released: 17.11.14 О музыке:
One Direction (commonly initialised as 1D) are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, comprising Niall Horan, Zayn Malik,
Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the
seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by social media, One
Direction's three albums, Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012) and Midnight Memories (2013) broke records, topped charts in most major
markets, and generated hit singles including "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young" and "Story of My Life".
Their achievements include four Brit Awards and four MTV Video Music Awards among many others. According to Nick Gatfield, the chairman and chief
executive of Sony Music Entertainment UK, One Direction represented a $50 million business empire by June 2012. They were proclaimed 2012's "Top
New Artist" by Billboard. According to the Sunday Times Rich List, by April 2013 they had an estimated personal combined wealth of £25 million
($41.2m) making them the second wealthiest musicians in the UK under 30 years of age. After the release of Midnight Memories, One Direction became the
first band in the US Billboard 200's history to have their first three albums debut at number one. Additionally, the album was a global success,
debuting at number one on the UK Albums Chart, and became the biggest selling album worldwide of 2013.
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Four is the fourth studio album by English-Irish boy band One Direction. It released through Columbia Records and Syco Music on 17
November 2014.On 27 April 2014, it was confirmed that One Direction were working on their fourth studio album. Good Charlotte was reported to have
collaborated with band members Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson for writing songs. McFly members Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter also
teamed up with Niall Horan to write for the album. Rock band Kodaline wrote an "unrequited love song" with Harry Styles. Rock band The 1975 were also
chosen by One Direction to work on the album. Other people involved in the album include singers John Legend and Emeli Sandé and producer Naughty
Boy. Payne claimed that the album would be "edgier" and that the group have written most of the songs for it.
The name and cover of the album were announced on 8 September on One Direction's official website, along with a free download of a song called
"Fireproof", which was available for 24 hours. Horan stated that the reason for the free download was "because you have supported us so much, we
wanted to give a little something back". "Fireproof" was written by Payne and Tomlinson along with John Ryan, Jamie Scott and Julian Bunetta, who also
wrote their single "Story of My Life". In the 24-hour span, 1.1 million downloads were generated. The song was put on the band's Vevo on 22
In an interview with Simon Cowell, it was revealed that one of the songs for the album will be titled "18". The song was written by Ed Sheeran, who
also wrote "Little Things" and "Moments" for the group.