Through the years, One Path launched quite a lot of widespread hits, together with “What Makes You Stunning,” “Steal My Lady” and “Story of My Life.” However in 2015 Malik introduced his determination to go away the band, and Payne, Kinds, Tomlinson and Horan started the group’s hiatus later that 12 months.
The journey taught Payne an incredible deal about measuring success—which he mentioned advanced from a “financial factor” to “extra about happiness and experiences”—and failure.
“It is taught me I feel that perseverance will all the time prevail in that sense,” he advised Glamour U.Ok. “As a result of it would not all the time go precisely to plan. We have been actually fortunate after we got here up, we completely skyrocketed. After which, it has been onerous to observe that ever since.”
Nonetheless, as onerous as it could be, Payne tries to not play the comparability recreation. “However you understand, measuring a failure as properly. What’s a failure?” he continued. “And other people will have a look at this and, for us typically getting a 100,000,000 streams is not fairly what we goal for, however it’s nonetheless 100,000,000 streams….you must type of come up with your self. The whole lot is about perspective on the finish of the day, is not it? That was one thing I struggled with for a very long time, due to how properly it went [for the band.]”