The growing apart has led to brand new opportunities for Malik, such as “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” his Taylor Swift collaboration by the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack, which he fondly thinks of as exposing both of them to each some other’s fans.
“I worked with her because I felt like she was the right artist for the song,” Malik says. “along with of course she’s also a massive artist, creating sure that will brings its benefits. I get to let her fans know that will I’m doing This kind of kind of music, along with she lets her fans know she likes my kind of music — there’s no opposition, for real. Everybody can like everybody’s music.”