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Harry Styles admits X-rated meaning behind his hit Watermelon Sugar

Harry Styles has admitted his song Watermelon Sugar is partially about the ‘female orgasm.’

The One Direction star made the saucy confirmation during a concert in Nashville on Friday evening.

The 27-year-old hitmaker trailed off as he told fans ‘this song is about…it doesn’t really matter what it’s about’ before cheekily saying the 2019 song is ‘about the sweetness of life.’

Letting them in: Harry Styles spoke about the meaning behind his track Watermelon Sugar during a concert in Nashville on Friday; he is seen in May

The musician, who previously delved into his sex life on Fine Line, then gave a raunchier explanation for the song, much to the enjoyment of his fans.

‘It’s also about the female orgasm, but that’s totally different….It’s not really relevant,’ he said. 

Watermelon Sugar was co-written by Styles, Mitch Rowland, Tyler Johnson and Kid Harpoon, with the latter two serving as its producers.

The track itself, as well as many other songs on Fine Line, were rumored to have been inspired by the musician’s former girlfriend, Camille Rowe.

The model, who dated the singer from 2017 until 2018, previously expressed that she was a fan of Richard Brautigan’s post-apocalyptic novel In Watermelon Sugar during an interview with Elle.

Staying vague: The singer began his performance of the song by expressing that he did not put much value into the track's meaning

Staying vague: The singer began his performance of the song by expressing that he did not put much value into the track’s meaning

Raunchy: He then noted that Watermelon Sugar was 'also about the female orgasm, but that's totally different'; he is seen in March of last year

Raunchy: He then noted that Watermelon Sugar was ‘also about the female orgasm, but that’s totally different’; he is seen in March of last year

Background: The track was included on Styles' album Fine Line and its title was rumored to have been inspired by Richard Brautigan's book In Watermelon Sugar

Background: The track was included on Styles’ album Fine Line and its title was rumored to have been inspired by Richard Brautigan’s book In Watermelon Sugar

The song was made available to the public directly after the performer hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live in November of 2019.

Watermelon Sugar was well-received by music critics after its release, and it went on to peak at the top spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Styles went on to take home the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance for his work on the track.

Its music video was also made available to the public last May, and the musician received much praise for his conduct on the project’s set. 

Earlier this year, co-songwriter Kid Harpoon spoke to MusicWeek and spoke about the singer’s impressive sense of lyricism.

Visuals: Watermelon Sugar was well-received upon its initial release and a music video was made available to the public last May

Visuals: Watermelon Sugar was well-received upon its initial release and a music video was made available to the public last May

He noted: ‘At first, and I get this quite a lot with his lyrics, I thought, “That’s kind of weird.” Then you’re like, “Man, it’s brilliant.” I remember thinking that with this. Harry’s so good at lyrics, he’s really growing into his own thing.’

The musician then expressed that the song’s main line was a bit vague to the other songwriters, although they were happy with their end result.

‘We had this Watermelon Sugar High line and it was like, “What’s that all about? What does that even mean?” It was funny, everything put in a poetic way is,’ he stated.

High praise: The track's co-producer, Kid Harpoon, expressed that Styles was 'so good at lyrics, he's really growing into his own thing'; the singer is seen last month

High praise: The track’s co-producer, Kid Harpoon, expressed that Styles was ‘so good at lyrics, he’s really growing into his own thing’; the singer is seen last month

The producer, born Thomas Edward Percy Hull, also remarked that the line resonated with many listeners as a result of its whimsical yet genuine quality.

‘One of the reasons that song connected so much is because of the lyric, I think it’s just fun, but it doesn’t feel dumb, in a weird way,’ he said.

Kid Harpoon briefly touched on the track’s sexual interpretation by many fans and recalled that the songwriters simply enjoyed the main line without much reflection. 

‘I don’t want to get too graphic, but we were saying it could be about this or this… We just thought it was funny,’ he said. 

Face value: The producer also expressed that Watermelon Sugar's title did not hold much weight with its songwriters, who 'just thought it was funny'; Styles is seen in 2020

Face value: The producer also expressed that Watermelon Sugar’s title did not hold much weight with its songwriters, who ‘just thought it was funny’; Styles is seen in 2020

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