One Direction Releases First Song of the Post-Zayn Era

The four members of One Direction. Photo: Modest Management

One Direction’s first song sans Zayn, released just days after their erstwhile tenor signed a deal with RCA, is called “Drag Me Down.” Is it a diss track? If only! Turns out it’s just a pounding, dancey, love-song thing. It’s alright, but you can’t deny it’s missing a certain smoky … Zayniness. Come back!

One Direction Releases First Post-Zayn Song