But when asked when we'll be seeing the X Factor lads reunite, the star simply said: 'I think everyone deserves to have their own journey.
Partnering up with Snapchat, Liam created special filters containing lines to the new song which have been placed at certain places around the world - including the Empire State Building in NY and the Santa Monica Pier in California.
Meanwhile, US rap group Migos have recently confirmed that they have collaborated with Payne.
Critics have called Harry Styles' debut album a solid effort, and with tickets to the tour selling out within minutes, TIME claims, it's no surprise that 23-year-old would want to focus his attention on nothing but making sure that he can sustain the amount of success he has had as a solo artist.
Liam's new single Strip that Down will be released tomorrow (May 18)!
"I heard the rest of the boys" debut songs", he shared. It's the kind of music that you can sit, relax, and listen to when you're in a chilled out mood. "Obviously Niall had 'Slow Hands' out and he had 'This Town', which is great, and Niall's gone down the singer-songwriter route, which is really cool". My boy Liam from One Direction.
But as for Style's Sign Of The Times, Payne was not a fan.
He added that Harry will probably say the same thing about his music, too.
Amid news of Harry Styles heading out on tour and staying away from One Direction songs to perform live on stage, reports reveal that Zayn Malik will also be gearing up to release yet another body of work later this year, making it his sophomore record.
When Harry's solo single dropped Directioners nearly combusted.
'Whereas it's like my song's more Rack City, and his song is more of a different era to something I'd listen to, I guess'.