Harry Styles: Love On Tour

As the English singer’s popularity continues to grow, he and his touring family set out on an extensive European stadium tour that blends modern technology with a restrained production that places the attention firmly on the extraordinary star of the show. TPi is on site at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium to discover more.

As I travelled down to Cardiff on a notably hot day in June, it took me a while to realise that I was the only person in my train carriage not wearing some sort of feather boa. As the train pulled into the station and I made my way towards the Principality Stadium, this group of flamboyant individuals quickly transformed into a massive army of Harry Styles fanatics, who were growing increasingly excited as the stadium came into view. By the time the singer took to the stage, it was clear that this was not going to be a casual gig experience, but one that the attendees would throw themselves into 100%, with pockets of the audience breaking into TikTok-inspired perfectly choreographed dance routines throughout and the sheer volume of the crowd giving the PA a run for its money. If any proof was needed of Harry Styles’ meteoric rise in fame and admiration, here it was.

This article originally appeared in issue #276 of TPi, which you can read here.

Words: Stew Hume

Photos: Andrew Thornton, Cedric Vermette, Didi Okobi and Lloyd Wakefield