Zayn Malik releases first solo song 'I Won't Mind' in collaboration with Naughty Boy

The track is surprisingly stripped-down compared to other singles producer by Naughty Boy

Roisin O'Connor
Wednesday 01 April 2015 12:49
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Zayn Malik has released his first solo effort less than a week after he announced his official departure from One Direction.

UK producer Naughty Boy posted the demo "I Won’t Mind" on Soundcloud on 30 March, along with the message: "let the music do the talking. there is nothing but love for what was left behind. thats why we don't mind. ;) #2016 #zaughty #zindabad" [Sic]

The track is surprisingly stripped-down compared to singles like "La La La" featuring Sam Smith and "Lifted" with Emili Sande.

While Malik's first effort sounds slightly rushed and unfinished, Naughty Boy's reference to 2016 appears to imply the pair are working on something else for release next year.

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