Liam Payne chose his new single because his family "love" it.

Liam Payne

Liam Payne

The former One Direction singer is preparing for the release of 'Bedroom Floor' later this month, and wants to work hard to do justice to the song when he performs it at the upcoming star-studded Jingle Ball tour in the US.

He said: "I want the visual to be really good for that. It's just a great song, I can never listen to it and get bored. And all my family loves it as well, so I've got to give it some love."

Though Liam - who has son Bear, seven months, with partner Cheryl Tweedy - is looking forward to the gigs, he isn't planning any headline shows of his own just yet.

He admitted to Billboard: "I don't know if I'm ready for a solo tour yet."

The 'Strip That Down' singer is planning to record a solo album, but doesn't want to rush it as he'd rather take his time and get the record right.

He said: "I want to take my time with it and that's sort of what we're doing along the way with [Jingle Ball].

"I think it's better to take your time with things and really see where you are in the world."

Meanwhile, Liam previously revealed that he struggled during his time in One Direction, because the band members could rarely leave their hotel while touring.

The 24-year-old singer admitted that their fans were so passionate about the group, it made it virtually impossible for them to step outdoors when they were on the road.

He shared: "It sent me a bit AWOL at one point, if I'm honest. I can remember when there were 10,000 people outside our hotel. We couldn't go anywhere. It was just gig to hotel, gig to hotel. And you couldn't sleep, because they'd still be outside.

"People were speaking to me about mental health in music the other day, and that's a big issue. Sometimes you just need some sun, or a walk.

"One of the problems was that we never stopped to celebrate what we'd done. I remember us winning loads of American Music Awards and then having to get on a plane straight away.

"It got to the point where success was so fluid. I don't even know what happened to our songs, we just sang them, then sang some more. It was like a proper, hard job. Non-stop. I can concentrate a lot more now."

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