“Meet Me in the Hallway” by Harry Styles
On this song, Harry Styles is addressing a romantic interest, more specifically his ex-lover. And basically, the title of the track is a metaphor pointing to his desire to get her back. Indeed the fundamental sentiment being relayed is that he is having a difficult time functioning without her.
Throughout, Harry Styles deeply laments over the lost love in question. And the title is symbolic of his desire to reunite with her. Harry uses a considerable amount of terminology throughout where he likens his incurable feelings for the addressee to a drug addiction. And basically, that’s another way of saying that he’s in a really bad place emotionally and mentally without her. And he understands that he “gotta get better”. But for the most part, recuperation to him requires getting reacquainted with the woman he loves.
Facts about “Meet Me in the Hallway”
This is the opening track from Harry Styles’ maiden solo album, which itself is named “Harry Styles”.
The singer wrote the song along with songwriters Mitch Rowland and Ryan Nasci. The aforementioned trio received assistance in composing this track from its producers (whose names are mentioned below).
- Alex Salibian
- Tyler Johnson
- Jeff Bhasker
Bhasker went on to explain that he was very impressed with the sound of this particular song.
Most of the people he worked with on this song are well renowned for their work on different popular tracks out there except Mitch Rowland who worked in a pizza shop. Whiles working on the songs, he did not quit his job and went ahead to deliver pizza between sessions.
“Meet Me in the Hallway” is classified as a Brit-pop track. The song came out on 12 May 2017.
This song was covered, in instrumental form, by an artist(s) known as Molotov Cocktail Piano in 2017.
Was this a single from the “Harry Styles” album?
No. Columbia Records along with Erskine (the labels behind the whole project), promoted the album in question with only the singles listed below:
When you listen to the words of the song, it seems to talk about an ex lover being begged to return. Others have mentioned that it had to do with his step father being very sick and eventually dying and how he felt about that experience. However, during an interview with Rolling Stone, he confirmed the song was about appreciating an ex.
Based on the lyrics of the song, his fans believe the track is about Kendall Jenner.