Last night, Styles spent part off his week-long bromance with James Corden by performing the album’s eponymous single with a vampy, emotional aplomb that was more Paul McCartney than Bowie, the touchstone that’s been regularly invoked when it comes to the song’s sound. Styles may have been vampy, but he had none of Bowie’s magnificent, electric energy while performing. Then again, Bowie was a creature all his own, and so is Styles.
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