Room Under The Stairs (2024) Lyrics – Zayn

English 137 May 17, 2024

"Room Under the Stairs" is the fourth studio album by English singer-songwriter Zayn, released on 17 May 2024 through Mercury and Republic Records. Zayn himself, along with Dave Cobb, handled the production. The album rollout began with the singles "What I Am", "Alienated", and "Stardust". The album's release date was announced on 13 March 2024, alongside the album itself. Fans were given a glimpse of the new music through a 45-second teaser trailer released on 6 March 2024, with pre-orders becoming available shortly after.

The lead single, "What I Am", dropped on 15 March 2024, accompanied by a lyric video that quickly garnered attention. Following this, the second single, "Alienated", was released on 12 April 2024. This single stood out due to an engaging live performance that showcased Zayn's evolving musical style. The third single, "Stardust", premiered on the same day as the album, complete with an evocative music video that visually complemented the album’s themes.

In an insightful interview with Rolling Stone, Zayn revealed that his songwriting for "Room Under the Stairs" was deeply influenced by Chris Stapleton and Willie Nelson. Departing from the glossy R&B sound of his earlier work, Zayn embraced a more rustic and soulful aesthetic, drawing inspiration from the earthy, heartfelt styles of Stapleton and Nelson.

Clash magazine praised the album as a "true coming-of-age story," highlighting its organic, live atmosphere. The publication noted how Zayn blends soul, country, and pop, driven by lyrical sincerity and newfound creative freedom. This shift has taken his music in an unexpected and intriguing direction, showcasing a maturity and depth that resonate with listeners and critics alike. "Room Under the Stairs" represents a bold step forward in Zayn's artistic journey, offering a fresh, authentic sound that distinguishes it from his previous releases. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

Room Under The Stairs album Cover

Room Under The Stairs album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • May 17, 2024
  • Producer(s)
  • Carter Lang, Dave Cobb, German, Gian Stone, James Ghaleb, Rodaidh McDonald & Zayn
  • Writer(s)
  • Carter Lang, Casey Smith, Conor Blake, Daniel Wilson, Dave Cobb, Fransisca Hall, German, Gian Stone, James Ghaleb, Kareen Lomax, Rodaidh McDonald, Sean Douglas & Zayn