Harry Styles shocks fans with surprise single teaser during The Voice advert break

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Surprise: Harry Styles teased his new single on The Voice: Christopher Polk/Getty

Harry Styles teased his eagerly-awaited debut solo material during an advert break in The Voice semi-finals.

The One Direction star shocked fans and viewers by breaking his recent silence to promo his forthcoming single on Saturday night.

The cryptic clip simply showed the back of a man walking through a dark doorway, only for it to be revealed as Styles when his tattoos became visible.

Putting all Directions out of their misery, the pop star revealed the date of his new single as April 7, which flashed up on screen at the end of the clip.


“Nothing like sitting casually watching the Voice when @Harry_Styles just pops up! April 7th can't come soon enough!” one fan wrote on Twitter.

Another wrote: “Just screamed so loud at that Harry Styles clip on itv during the voice break omg! I screamed when I recognised his tattoo!”

One very excited viewer posted: “PLEASE TELL ME OTHER PEOPLE JUST SAW THAT HARRY STYLES CLIP DURING THE VOICE BREAK!”

Styles has stayed tight-lipped about his solo material,despite signing to major label Colombia last year.

Music industry site HITS Daily Double recently described Styles’ new music as being a cross between ‘David Bowie and Queen’.

“In marked contrast to One Direction’s production by committee, Styles has crafted a set that recalls the regal high-water mark of ’70s British rock, Bowie and Queen in particular,” a report read.

“The lead single, which could come out as soon as late April or early May, sounds like it would be a smash in any decade.”

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