Despite the fact that One Direction’s third album isn’t being released until November, British daily tabloid The Sun is already reporting on the band’s fourth album. Apparently, it will be recorded on the road during their 2014 stadium tour.
The popular boy band’s third album, Midnight Memories, comes out on November 25th. They announced the album title via Twitter and Instagram on September 6:
So did you get it…? 1DHQ x #1DAlbumTitle http://t.co/rlEMpZiak2
— One Direction (@onedirection) September 6, 2013
The announcement produced a flutter of excitement amongst fans on Twitter.
MIDNIGHT MEMORIES IS ACTUALLY SUCH AN AMAZING TITLE #1DAlbumTitle pic.twitter.com/e4oMGd9Lkv
— ☹maxine☹ (@lushniaII) September 6, 2013
@onedirection MIDNIGHT MEMORIES!!! 😀 ♡♡ #1DAlbumTitle
— mandy (@xashtonarryx) September 6, 2013
#1DAlbumTitle 3rd album One Direction is Midnight Memories and will be out 25th November. Can't wait♥
— 1D for Indonesia (@1DFANBASE_INDO) September 6, 2013
Can't wait! #MidnightMemories #1DAlbumTitle http://t.co/bHtESzUvFK
— Untitled. (@AMaulidaa_) September 24, 2013
Tickets for One Direction’s 2014 Where We Are Tour went on sale September 28. The tour kicks off May 23 with a three day run in Dublin before moving on to Sunderland and Manchester, UK.
According to The Sun, the band will travel with a mobile studio in order to record tracks for their next album. The plans are all part of the massive deal the band recently signed with Simon Cowell’s label, Syco Entertainment.
Fans are already grabbing up tickets and speculating on who will open for the band on the Where We Are Tour.
I GOT 2 TICKETS FOR DUSSELDORF! *~* I'M SO EXITED! THANKS FOR COMING TO GERMANY♡ @1D_Deutschland @onedirection
— Cheyenne Neeb (@CheyenneStylesx) September 28, 2013
@onedirection GOT TICKETS FOR WWA TOUR IN STOCKHOLM, SO HAPPY!
— jess (@jennerangels) September 28, 2013
Yes baby I've got it 😀 @zaynmalik @NiallOfficial @Real_Liam_Payne @Harry_Styles @Louis_Tomlinson #WhereWeAreTour pic.twitter.com/BDKiLHcKEk
— ♡ (@KiraMalik3) September 27, 2013
Tich (british singer) MIGHT open for One Direction's first part of the Where We Are Tour (via @1DFranceCOM) – B
— ▲▼▶ 1D Updates ▲◀▼ (@1DVanctyUpdates) September 25, 2013
but how epic would it be if @ConceptOfficial opened for @onedirection in #WhereWeAreTour
— Bea (@bea_benn) September 30, 2013
@onedirection should have @jordyokeefe open for the #WhereWeAreTour. Would be #epic
— Hannah Marie (@HannahBear_14) September 30, 2013
5SOS could be openers of Where We Are Tour, and my dream will be completely.
— city of bones (@sobradfordguy) September 25, 2013
In the meantime, the band is keeping the excitement going with promise of a big announcement on Wednesday:
Happy Monday! And it IS a happy Monday.. We have some NEWS for you on Wednesday… Some BIG news…1DHQ x #CreateYourOwnHashtagToCelebrate
— One Direction (@onedirection) September 30, 2013
Image via Twitter.