After forming and ending in third place on U.Ok.’s model of The X Issue in 2010, One Path launched 4 profitable studio albums — Up All Night time, Take Me Residence, Midnight Reminiscences and 4. Following 5 years as a bunch, nonetheless, Malik was the primary to go away the band, saying his departure in March 2015.
“My life with One Path has been greater than I may ever have imagined. However, after 5 years, I really feel like it’s now the suitable time for me to go away the band,” he mentioned in a press release on the time. “I’d prefer to apologize to the followers if I’ve let anybody down, however I’ve to do what feels proper in my coronary heart. I’m leaving as a result of I need to be a standard 22-year-old who is ready to calm down and have some personal day out of the highlight. I do know I’ve 4 mates for all times in Louis, Liam, Harry and Niall. I do know they may proceed to be the perfect band on the earth.”
Horan, Payne, Types and Tomlinson went on to launch a fifth album, Made within the A.M., sans Malik. Shortly after the report dropped, nonetheless, the remaining band members announced they were taking an extended hiatus. Lower than a 12 months later, Us Weekly broke the information in that the foursome decided “not to renew their recording contract,” finally calling it quits as a band.
“The 1D factor simply ran its course,” an insider dished to Us in January 2016. “They’ll stay mates, however they’re exhausted and need solo careers.”
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