Harry Styles is often described as brave because of his fashion choices, but fans of the musician were quite shocked by his bizarre transformation in the latest music video. The "Watermelon Sugar" singer showed off perhaps one of his most memorable looks in the music video for "Music for a Sushi Restaurant." Styles transformed into a bearded squid complete with a massive tail and a crown on his head.
Harry premiered the video on YouTube yesterday, and it has already been viewed over 5.4 million times. The video itself follows a story that sees the former One Direction star as a bearded squid man who goes on a journey to avoid being turned into sushi himself.
Fortunately, his singing talent initially managed to save him from becoming the next item on the restaurant's menu. However, despite becoming something of a celebrity in the video, things take a turn for the worse as Styles' squid-man loses his voice and it's suggested he ends up on the dinner plate after all.
Fans had a lot to say about the video
"Can I touch your tail?" asks one fan. "At no point was I expecting to see Harry like this but I cannot look away." A second shocked viewer added: "When I was envisioning a music video for this song, I had a few ideas but this went in a totally opposite direction!
Harry's videos are def never boring." A third imagined: "If I was walking the beach and found a washed up Harry Styles squid creature I would probably beat it with a piece of driftwood." "Literally how are you supposed to carry on with your day after seeing Harry Styles as a squid," wrote a fourth while a fifth added: "Cba with Harry Styles making me fancy him even when he's a squid." Harry said the idea for the song came to him while he was at a sushi restaurant in Los Angeles with a music producer.
He said: "I kind of said, like, 'This is really strange music for a sushi restaurant,' and then I was like, 'Oh, that would be a really fun album title.' "And then as this song started being made, I kind of just said, 'Music at a sushi restaurant.' "