Nah. C'mon, you know Zayn. That boy never misses an opportunity to go solo.
On the same day Taylor released her rehearsal acoustic version of "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" for the upcoming film "Fifty Shades Darker," Zayn turned around and did the exact same thing.
That's the most perfect, petty, Zayn-and-Taylor thing I've ever heard.
Anyway, Zayn's acoustic version pretty much blows Tay's out of the water, partially because his was clearly planned and tracked, whereas Taylor's has more of a spontaneous, home video vibe.
Plus, the sound quality's not great since she didn't use a track.
But even with all those qualifiers, I like Zayn's version more. We even get some footage of him in and around the recording studio, featuring the "old Hollywood" filter found in iMovie.
Of course, I still think the original version tops either of the acoustics.
To be clear, I don't think Zayn and Tay are actually fighting with each other via acoustic covers. Certainly not after the gushing Taylor did over Zayn's voice in that behind-the-scenes clip.
Apparently, the two have gotten really close and even "hang out all the time."
Taylor went on to say,
So yeah, they are definitely friendly with each other... they just also are huge divas.
I mean, TWO acoustic solo versions of the same song? Only Zayn and Tay Tay.