Harry Styles Debuts “Watermelon Sugar” On ‘SNL’

Mike Wass | November 17, 2019 1:21 pm
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Harry Styles pulled double duty on last night’s (November 16) episode of Saturday Night Live. He hosted the iconic TV show for the first time and performed a couple of songs. As expected, one of them was “Lights Up.” The lead single from the Brit’s sophomore LP, Fine Line, sounded even better live and will no doubt be a highlight of 2020’s Love On Tour. As for the other song? Harry debuted “Watermelon Sugar” on the SNL stage, and it’s another flashy indie-pop moment with one foot in the (distant) past.

“Tastes like strawberries on a summer evenin’ and it sounds just like a song,” the 25-year-old croons. “I want more berries and that summer feelin’, it’s so wonderful and warm.” Produced by Tyler Johnson and Kid Harpoon, the ’70s-inspired anthem really soars on the chorus. “I’m just thinking out loud, I don’t know if I could ever go without,” he belts over horns and a chunky bass line. “Watermelon sugar high.” Watch Harry perform the second single from Fine Line (due December 13) on Saturday Night Live below.

Harry performs “Watermelon Sugar” on SNL:

The studio version of “Watermelon Sugar”:

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