One Direction want next album to be grungier, we like this a lot

One Direction have revealed that they'll be going grungier on their next album - something we cannot wait to see or hear.

The lads explained that they've been inspired so much by Ed Sheeran that they want their next offering to be more guitar heavy.

Louis Tomlinson explained: "We want to take the next album into a different zone - more guitars and grungier.

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"We like the sound of a real guitar on tour, we beefed up the live show so now we want to take it onto the album."

One Direction want to be 'grungier' on their new album / WENNOoh, we do hope this means that Harry, Niall, Louis, Liam and Zayn will be donning black outfits and going all moody for the album cover. We're imagining serious smouldering stares and we like it. A lot.

The boys went on to reveal that they're seriously impressed by Ed Sheeran. Aren't we all?

One Direction have been influenced by Ed Sheeran / WENNLiam Payne said: ""Ed is such a talented guy. We spoke to him about helping again for the next album which we want to actually write with him this time.

"He gave us almost a whole album of songs to choose from last time; there were so many of his songs that we wanted to record."

Hmm, collaboration time boys? *Hopeful face*

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