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Zayn: Introversion, fatherhood, and VHS tapes

Season 27, Ep. 1

It can be tiring being anything but yourself. Musician Zayn has learnt to lean into what really makes him content.


In this chat with Fearne, Zayn talks through the quiet lifestyle he loves in Pennsylvania: painting, being outdoors, spending time with his daughter, and staying off his phone. He also explains how fatherhood has changed him, whether he's the parent he thought he would be, and what impact the new depths of emotion he feels has had on his music.


They chat about how to find the balance between sharing enough information with others to really connect on a deep level, while keeping some things private just for you. Plus, Zayn gives Fearne a very thoughtful gift...


Zayn’s new album, ROOM UNDER THE STAIRS is out now.

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