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Take Me Home

November 12, 2012


List of editions


May – October 2012 in
Stockholm, Sweden
Los Angeles, California
London, England


Pop, Teen Pop, Dance Pop


Syco, Columbia

Singles from Take Me Home
  1. "Live While We're Young"
    (Released: September 30, 2012)
  2. "Little Things"
    (Released: November 5, 2012)
  3. "Kiss You"
    (November 17, 2012)
Take Me Home is British Pop Rock band One Direction 's second studio album. It was released on November 12, 2012.


One Direction announced in early 2012 that the boys had began working on their second album. In March 2012, Tom Fletcher (McFly frontman) confirmed that he would be writing a song for the album again. He had previously provided the song, "I Want", for Up All Night. In February 2012, One Direction expressed their interest in collaborating with Ed Sheeran again. The track "Moments", which he provided for their debut album, was a favorite of theirs. By June 2012, Ed Sheeran announced that he's going into the studio with One Direction, because the group are recording two of his songs.

Early on, the group stated that they would be contributing more songwriting for their second album. After extensive promotional appearances and touring in North America and Oceania in support of their debut album, One Direction began recording the album in May 2012, in Stockholm, Sweden. The group continued recording the album in the United States, while touring on the final leg of their Up All Night Tour. In June 2012, Niall spoke to MTV News, he disclosed that they intended to spend their time in July and August "getting the album done."



Live performances

Date Event Song(s) Watch Country
October 7 Radio 1 Teen Awards "Live While We're Young" England
November 8 The X Factor (U.S.) "Live While We're Young" Tv United States
"Little Things" Tv
November 13 Today "What Makes You Beautiful"
"Live While We're Young"
"Little Things"
November 14 Today "One Thing"
"Kiss You"
November 16 Children In Need "Live While We're Young"


"Little Things"


Main article: Take Me Home Tour

One Direction's 2013 World Tour was announced on February 21, 2012 after winning their BRIT award.[1] It was originally announced as a UK and Ireland arena tour, but was expanded to a world tour with the announcement of North American dates in the summer, and Australasian dates in the fall. Tickets went on sale on February 25, 2012 and sold out quickly. North American tour dates were announced on April 12, 2012 by Liam when he called in to On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Tickets went on sale to the general public on April 21, 2012.[2] Australian tour dates were announced on April 18, 2012, and New Zealand dates were announced the following day.[3]


Main article: Take Me Home editions

Aside from the standard edition, Take Me Home will be released in a variety of special and deluxe editions worldwide.


Commercial performance

Track listing

Standard Edition
# Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Live While We're Young" Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Savan Kotecha Yacoub, Falk 3:20
2. "Kiss You" Shellback, Yacoub, Falk, Kotecha, Kristin Lundin, Kristoffer Fogelmark, Albin Nedler Yacoub, Falk, Shellback 3:03
3. "Little Things" Ed Sheeran, Fiona Bevan Jake Gosling 3:39
4. "C'mon, C'mon" Julian Bunetta, Jamie Scott, John Ryan Bunetta 2:45
5. "Last First Kiss" Fogelmark, Nedler, Kotecha, Yacoub, Falk, Payne, Tomlinson, Malik Fogelmark, Nedler, Yacoub, Falk 3:23
6. "Heart Attack" Shellback, Kotecha, Yacoub, Falk, Lundin Yacoub, Falk, Shellback 2:56
7. "Rock Me"

Allan Grigg, Sam Hollander, Peter Svensson, Lukasz Gottwald, Henry Walter

Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Emily Wright 3:20
8. "Change My Mind" Yacoub, Falk, Kotecha Yacoub, Falk 3:32
9. "I Would" Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter Bunetta, Sam Waters 3:21
10. "Over Again" Sheeran, Robert Conlon, Alexander Gowers Gosling 3:02
11. "Back For You" Fogelmark, Nedler, Kotecha, Yacoub, Falk, Payne, Tomlinson, Styles, Horan Yacoub, Falk, Nedler, Fogelmark 2:58
12. "They Don't Know About Us" Tebey Ottoh, Tommy Lee James, Peter Wallevik, Tommy Gregersen, Tomlinson, Styles Ottoh, Bunetta 3:20
13. "Summer Love" Steve Robson, Wayne Hector, Lindy Robbins, Payne, Tomlinson, Malik, Styles, Horan Robson 3:28


  1. 1D Unveil 2013 UK& Ireland Tour!. Official website. 21 February 2012.
  2. One Direction Announces 2013 US Summer Tour. 12 April 2012.
  3. One Direction 2013 World Tour - Australia. Ticketek. 18 April 2012.

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