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Interview with Henry Smiles

He’s the most popular member of one of the most popular bands in the world. We met Two Direction’s Henry Smiles to find out why he has so many female fans.

Let’s get the basic questions out of the way first, Henry. How old are you and where are you from?

I was born in 1996 and I’m from Harrogate in the north of England. Now I live in London.

What are your likes and dislikes?

Well, I love music, of course, and sleeping and eating. And my dislikes? I don’t like it when I’m late for things.

What are your favourite films?

Spider-Man 2 and X-Men were pretty cool.

Is there anything that you’d like to be able to do?

I wish I could play the drums and the piano.

You are famous for your great hair. Would you cut it or shave it off?

Maybe I’d shave it off for charity, if I could raise a lot of money for doing it.

Do you like social networking?

Well, I don’t go on Facebook very much, but I do use Twitter a lot. It’s a good way to keep in touch with our fans.

Now the more interesting questions! Have you got a girlfriend, Henry?

No, not at the moment. I’m single!

What kind of girls do you like?

I like girls with a good sense of humour, who don’t take life too seriously. I also like being able to call someone in the middle of the night for a chat if I need to.

Do you prefer blondes or brunettes?

Oh, I like both! If we can have a laugh and we get on well, I don't care what colour hair they have.

Are you romantic when you’re in a relationship?

I reckon I am. I’d do anything for love!

Who did you have your first kiss with?

My first kiss? Hmm, I can’t remember very clearly, but I think it was with a girl at school when I was about thirteen.

Tell us a secret, Henry.

I still get really nervous before a concert and have to drink herbal tea! Even today, after having done hundreds of concerts, my hands sweat and my heart beats really fast just before going on stage.

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Who's your favourite singer or musician?


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dixitshubhra 20 February, 2015 - 13:21

My favourites list is endless but I like , taylor,demi, favourite rapper is eminem and iggy azalea..bands I like are 1d , imagine dragons , Linkin park , vamps,5sos,unionj, is life whenever I am upset I just pop my earphones in listen songs.

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Junayedsuvro 13 February, 2015 - 02:49

Actually, my favourite singer is
Who did listen his songs?
("Alors on danse", "Papaoutai"
and other)
It's a French singer, and he is
a handsome!

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AriaBlue 6 February, 2015 - 23:18

I like Coldplay since i can remember, the lyrics of their songs are romantics and beautiful. Very relaxing. And thanks to this guys i learned something of english.
I listen many different bands too (rock, pop) all depend how i feel.

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verdianalovesharry 30 January, 2015 - 20:15

Henry is not as good as Harry from 1D! I also like 5 Seconds of Summer and Ariana Grande :)

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Shkaf 27 January, 2015 - 15:27

Actually, my favourite singer is Stromae;)))
Who did listen his songs? ("Alors on danse", "Papaoutai" and other)
It's a French singer, and he is a handsome!
I think the majority of people listen his beautiful songs...

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cicek 21 December, 2014 - 19:20

I miss SOAD so much. I wish they come back :'(
In addition i love three days grace , gun's and roses and more :)

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lyceum_student 23 November, 2014 - 15:13

There are so many great singers, and I can't choose only one favourite. But I like very much such rock bands as Linkin Park and Green Day, they are just amazing!

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billy724 2 November, 2014 - 13:21

My favourite singer is Robbie Williams, I think that he is a great singer; moreover you can improve your listening if you listen some english music, especially if your best loved singer is english musician:)

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Adrianna 1 November, 2014 - 12:52

My favorite singer is an iranian singer called soheil jami. He has a really nice and lovely voice and my favorite musician is pritam. An indian musician which works in bollywood

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Lif 24 September, 2014 - 11:31

My favourite singer is Amy Lee. I think she has a great voice and the way she is singing is incredible. All ber songs are .ade for us, for our souls and hearts. When I am listeninv to her is like I do understand myself.

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ahmedonly 25 August, 2014 - 23:01

oh this is the first time i've heard about such a beloved celebrity and i now have been his fan

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MALINE 16 August, 2014 - 22:25

I love Michael Jackson and I am very exicted ´cause next weekend I´m going to see The Immortal World tour here in México. Really looking forward for it. :-)

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Katniss17 16 August, 2014 - 18:03

I don't have any favourite singer or musician because I change my mind every day. Basically, it changes with my mood.

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Niluh 13 July, 2014 - 14:28

What a cool Henry Smiles from 2 direction, i become his fan now :D
I have a lot of favourite singers, i love Rihanna, Beyonce, Ariana Grande and many more, their songs are really great!

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