Louis Tomlinson Releases Rock-Inspired Single 'Kill My Mind'

By Lindsey Smith

September 5, 2019

BRB, just listening to this on repeat for the rest of eternity.

Louis Tomlinson has released his latest single, "Kill My Mind" today (September 5) and it's an absolute banger!

The 27-year-old singer started teasing the new single last week when he tweeted the acronym for the new track. A couple days later, he officially confirmed the new song.

"Kill My Mind" is quite a departure from his last more mellow single, "Two of Us," which was released earlier this year. "It's a song that I've had for four or five months," he explained in a video to fans. "Literally since I've recorded it I've been really, really excited, really proud of what we've ended up with. I'm really happy with where we got to on this one."

While many of his past singles have had an EDM and dance vibe to them, "Kill My Mind" is punk-influenced track with heavy guitars and drums — think "Little Black Dress" and "No Control" vibes with an Oasis twist. In the song, Tomlinson sings: "You're a nightmare on the dance floor/And you hate me/And I want more/You're a total distraction/While I'm waiting for your reaction. The song really showcases his talent and ability to perform different genres effortlessly (plus, his accent takes center stage on the track) and I am Here.For.It.

On top of releasing the song, Tomlinson also released the lyric video for "Kill My Mind" ahead of an official music video. In a recent YouTube video, the singer revealed the lyric video was his idea. "When I saw the storyboards for the actual music video itself, I thought it would be kind of interesting to animate them and make that the lyric video," he explained.

The former One Direction singer is playing a sold-out show in Madrid later this month and promised fans that he will be playing even more new songs. 

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