LISTEN & LYRICS | ‘As It Was’ – Harry Styles

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Harry Styles ushered in a new era with “As It Was,” be sure to learn the lyrics to the tune, below.

The former One Direction member will release the song on Thursday, March 31, at 7 PM ET. This will mark his first single off of his upcoming third studio album, Harry’s House. He released Fine Line in December 2019 and his self-titled debut album in May 2017. The new record will feature thirteen new songs and will release on May 20.

In late March, Styles teased his record by launching the website Fans speculated a handful of different album titles before he confirmed that it would be Harry’s House. Along with the website that gives a peek of a visual through a door each day, he also released a teaser trailer. It features the scenic outdoors before transitioning to one of his concerts and then to Styles standing alone in a theater with a house building around him.

Harry Styles

Last year, Harry Styles won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Watermelon Sugar.” He was also nominated for Best Music Video for “Adore You” and Best Pop Vocal Album for Fine Line.

Watch the “As It Was” music video after 7 PM ET, below:

Before the music video and single dropped, he teased fans with a brief clip. It featured Styles spinning on a circular platform in what seems to be a museum.

Finally, Harry Styles is set to hit the road this summer to complete his Love On Tour internationally. He is set to play in the U.K., Germany, Brazil, Mexico, among other countries. Mitski, Arlo Parks, Koffee, and Wolf Allice will be supporting him at select dates. Additionally, he will also be headlining both weekends of Coachella this spring.

Learn the lyrics to “As It Was” by Harry Styles after the song releases, here.

Harry Styles ‘As It Was’ Lyrics:

Come on, Harry, we wanna say ‘Goodnight’ to you

[Verse 1]
Holding me back
Gravity’s holding me back
I want you to hold out the palm of your hand
Why don’t we leave it at that?
Nothin’ to say
And everything gets in the way
Seems you cannot be replaced
And I’m the one who will stay, Oh Oh Oh

In this world, it’s just us
You know it’s not the same as it was
In this world, it’s just us
You know it’s not the same as it was
As it was, as it was
You know it’s not the same

[Verse 2]
Answer the phone
“Harry, you’re no good alone
Why are you sitting at home on the floor?
What kinda pills are you on?”
Ringin’ the bell
And nobody’s coming to help
Your daddy lives by himself
He just wants to know that you’re well, Oh Oh Oh

[Repeat Chorus]

Go home, get ahead, light-speed internet
I don’t wanna talk about the way that it was
Leave America, two kids, follow her
I don’t wanna talk about who’s doing it first

As it was
You know it’s not the same as it was
As it was
As it was

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