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He is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. You don’t get there without your fans.
Fans await the arrival of boyband One Direction at Sydney Airport in 2012.
Like a good pop ballad, I Used To Be Normal is energetic, colourful and masterfully anchored by a deep and earnest sentimentality.
The grass is always greener.
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Social media has responded to the news with unbelievable force. So what is it about this band that produces such a reaction?
British band One Direction has a huge following worldwide. But media criticism of their fans doesn’t respect the knowledge and power they possess.
Over the weekend, rumours have spread that Crazy About One Direction, a documentary on the eponymous boy band broadcast by the UK’s Channel 4, has led to suicides among distraught fans. One thing is certain…