One Direction debuted the second track ‘Little Things’ taken from their new album today.

The romantic ballad was penned by singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran.

The highly anticipated single was supposed to air at 8am this morning via radio stations across the globe but fans where gifted with an earlier release of a lyric video to accompany the track.

“Your hand fits in mine/ Like it’s made just for me/ But bear this in mind/ it was meant to be,” flashes up on the screen as the boys sing in the background.

Fans and non-fans alike took to the song immediately and the boys took to twitter to show their appreciation.

Harry Tweeted: “So good to see your comments on ‘Little Things’ we’re so happy that you like it. Can’t wait for your to hear the rest of the album xx”

Zayn Malik followed with: “Guys! Delighted! Your reaction to ‘Little Things’ unbelievable! Can’t wait for ya t see the video as well.” while Niall Horan posted: “Can’t wait for you guys to hear the rest of the album, know you’ll all love it! X.

The new single is also due for release next month

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