One Direction is a only week away from releasing their highly-anticipated new album, "Midnight Memories". However, the British/Irish boyband's third studio effort unexpectedly surfaced online on Monday, November 18.
The songs that leaked included the album's lead single "Best Song Ever", current single "Story of My Life" as well as the title track, "Midnight Memories". For fans who can't wait until next week, the album's early arrival is exciting.
They have flooded Twitter with their personal reviews about the follow-up to 2012's "Take Me Home". "Wow I don't have words, midnight memories is incredible!! perfect," a Twitter user said and another one agreed, "I CAN'T STOP LISTENING MIDNIGHT MEMORIES OK."
Meanwhile, loyal Directioners have decided to wait until their idols officially release the album. "I'VE ONLY LISTENED TO MIDNIGHT MEMORIES & I DIDNT EVEN LISTEN TO THE WHOLE THONG IM HOLDING MYSELF BACK SO MUCH," tweeted a fan. Another fan added, "It's taking me so much self control to not listen to the leaked midnight memories album."
One Direction's Niall Horan has vented his frustration over the leaked record. He simply tweeted, "That's annoying!" In another post, he told his fans, "You guys didn't leak it! You guys are the best."
"Midnight Memories" features 14 songs in its regular edition and 18 in its deluxe version. The members of One Direction have worked with a number of talented producers and writers including McFly, Carl Falk, Ryan Tedder, Snow Patrol's Gary Lightbody, Jacknife Lee and Claude Kelly.