One Direction heading in new musical direction with dance anthem?

Published Thursday, Jul 17 2014, 15:10 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
One Direction could be heading in a new musical direction after band member Liam Payne revealed he has penned a dance track!

Liam took to Instagram on Wednesday (16 July) to tell fans that he spent all night in the recording studio, seemingly without his band mates Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson.

One Direction's Liam Payne takes selfie after teasing new dance track - 16 July 2014.

© Instagram / fakeliampayne

Liam shared this selfie after teasing "pure banger".

Sharing a black and white photo of himself on his way home, Liam said: "Just going to bed, been studio written a pure banger for you guys who like dance. More info to come."

One Direction are known for their string of chart-topping pop hits, and occasional ballads, but could a dance anthem now be on the cards?!

With more than 15,000 comments left on Liam's Instagram post, the news was much welcomed by fans. One said: "Ohh! I can't wait! I'm not a great dancer, but I'll dance anyway!"

One Direction on tour in Milan - 29 June 2014.

© Instagram / fakeliampayne

One Direction take a selfie after their concert last month in Milan.

While another wrote: "So excited! I'm sure it will be fantastic!"

1D are currently working on their fourth studio album, which will be a follow up to 2013's Midnight Memories.

While Liam has been working on a dance hit, Harry has been writing songs for Ariana Grande, while Zayn has been working with Naughty Boy.

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Watch 1D's music video for 'Best Song Ever' below: