WATCH: Harry Styles' 'Watermelon Sugar' video is a sexy beach party 'dedicated to touching'

Harry Styles (Screengrab: YouTube/Harry Styles)
Harry Styles (Screengrab: YouTube/Harry Styles)

"This video is dedicated to touching" the opening credits on Harry Style's Watermelon Sugar music video reads - an ode to a time before social distancing, perhaps? 

And while there is a lot of touching in the music video for the song, Harry did warn fans to "practice social distancing" when he shared the news of its launch on Instagram. 

"DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME. Practice social distancing. Watermelon Sugar Video Out Now," he wrote. 

The video sees Harry soaking up the sun on a beach alongside a host of beautiful people as they all chomp down on copious amounts of watermelon. It takes only a few seconds for you to realise, though, this upbeat song is about anything but watermelons. 

After its release in 2019, fans were quick to pick up the sexual innuendo in the track, though Harry played it off when Apple Music's Zane Lowe pointed it out during an interview. "Everyone's kind of figured out what it's about - the joys of mutually appreciated oral pleasure," Zane stated, to which Harry responded with a smile: "Is that what it's about?"

Well, you probably won't look at watermelon the same again after seeing the video. But, sexualised fruit aside, the track is summer personified - the kind of song you have on repeat on a road trip with friends and the type of video you gush over but will probably never watch with your parents. 


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