The One Direction heartthrob performed his songs “Sign of the Times” and “Two Ghosts,” rumored to be about his former flame Taylor Swift, from his self-titled solo album, Styles. The young artist then launched into a faithful rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s classic rock song “The Chain.”
The full video of his BBC performance is available on BBC iplayer.
Styles told Rolling Stone that he was raised listening to classic rock because his father Desmond listened to classic rock.
“The Chain” originally featured Lindsey Buckingham singing lead vocals, while Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie harmonized. Fleetwood Mac’s album Rumors was released in 1977. Stevie Nicks joined Styles onstage to sing three songs, including “Two Ghosts,” “Landslide,” and “Leather and Lace,” according to Rolling Stone.
Styles recorded an hour-long performance on BBC, “Harry Styles at the BBC,” which is due to air in November, according to Variety. The program will include music and a chat with Styles about becoming a solo act after One Direction and his movie into acting in Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk.”
Styles will begin a solo tour next week. He will be among the performers at iHeart Radio Music Festival, which will also feature Coldplay, Chris Stapleton, The Weeknd, P!NK, Gavid Guetta, and Thirty Seconds to Mars. Tickets are available on AXS.