Looking for clues? Harry Styles is back with a new album — and fans can’t help scrutinizing the lyrics for hints about his relationship with Olivia Wilde.
The Grammy winner, age 28, and the Booksmart director, 38, were first linked in January 2021 after they were photographed holding hands at Styles’ manager’s wedding. Although the couple have not spoken out about their romance, there are some lines that they did. Harry’s HouseIt means that the two of them are very happy together.
“I don’t think I could have made this album if I wasn’t in a place that made me feel like I was allowed to,” the “Watermelon Sugar” singer said during an interview with SiriusXM Hits 1 on Friday, May 20, on the album’s release day. “And I think that is very much down to both my friends and the environment that I feel like the fans have created for me to be able to go out and make what I wanna make.”
At first glance, one track on the LP — “Love of My Life” — seems like it could be about a romantic partner, but Styles clarified during an interview with Zane Lowe that it’s an allusion to his home country of England. “Baby, you were the love of my life / Whoa, maybe you don’t know it’s lost till you find it,” he sings in the chorus. “It’s not what I wantеd, to leave you behind / Don’t know whеre you’ll land when you fly.”
The former One Direction member has been splitting his time between his native U.K. and the U.S., though he’s also been out on the road touring and filming movies. He’s set to kick off the European leg of Love on Tour next month, followed by North American, South American and Australian legs that don’t wrap up till March 2023.
Although it sounds exhausting, it is actually quite doable. Dunkirk star loves it. “The crowd is so emotionally generous that they just want me to be having a good time, and I can feel that,” he said during a Monday, May 16, interview with Apple Music. “Doing shows is my favorite thing to do in the world. And it’s really easy to be like, ‘When it stops being fun, I’ll stop doing it.’”
He’s also got his burgeoning acting career to keep him busy, with his next movie, Don’t Worry DarlingThe movie is due out in September. Wilde directs the film. Florence Pugh Chris Pine.
During his Harry’s HouseStyles made an unusual comment about his girlfriend during a press conference. Howard SternHow much he enjoyed making them Don’t Worry DarlingWith her. “I had a wonderful experience being directed by Olivia,” he said on Wednesday, May 18. “Acting is kind of uncomfortable at times. You must trust your director a lot. Being able to trust your director is a gift, that was very helpful.”
For a complete list, continue scrolling Harry’s HouseTracks that seem to nod to Wilde