UPDATE // OCTOBER 19: Check out a second teaser of Little Mix’s “Shout Out To My Ex” music video:
VIDEO 🎥 | Clip from the Shout Out To My Ex Music Video pic.twitter.com/ODeWWaEQv3
— LM UPDATES (@UpdatingLM) October 19, 2016
UPDATE // OCTOBER 11: Little Mix shared a brief preview of the song and video before its official release:
EARLIER // OCTOBER 9:
Little Mix are set to drop the ultimate kiss-off anthem.
The X-Factor winning girl group are gearing up to release the first single from their as-yet-untitled fourth studio album.
It’s called Shout Out To My Ex so there’s no questioning what it’s about. Considering one particular high profile break-up within the group – that is, Perrie Edwards being formerly engaged to Zayn Malik – who it could be about has had fans speculating like crazy on Twitter today. A quick glance at the lyrics and it’s easy to see why:
— LITTLE MIX INTL (@LITTLEMIX_INTL) October 10, 2016
Yikes! While it’s totally easy to assume the lyrics refer to Perrie and Zayn’s doomed relationship, the track itself wasn’t actually written by any of the Little Mix girls (which is unusual for them…) – so it’s safe to say that while the song probably hits close to home for Edwards, it’s not technically autobiographical.
The UK group announced their single on Twitter today, posting a message likely from the music video set:
— Little Mix (@LittleMix) October 9, 2016