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6 September 2021, 13:32 | Updated: 6 September 2021, 13:51
Everyone wants to know who Harry Styles's backing band are and they have some seriously interesting stories behind them!
Harry Styles is an incredibly talented singer and songwriter – something we all know and preach for a lot of our waking hours – but what a lot of people don't know is who his loyal band- who accompany him all over the world to perform and help to create his album- are.
So, let us introduce you to the band behind Harry Styles, and the weird and wonderful ways they all came together as his Love On Tour is underway!
Bass guitar player Elin Sandberg hails from Sweden and has joined Harry on the magical trip that is Love On Tour.
You can keep up with her incredible bass playing videos and pics from the tour on her Instagram page
Niji Adeleye is another new addition to Harry's band who is accompanying him during his Love On Tour dates.
He's an insanely talented pianist and frequently shares videos of his musical talents on Instagram @nijiadeleye.
You may already recognise Pauli Lovejoy as the super energetic addition to Harry's band as the talented percussionist is also a new addition to the dream team.
Sharing their first experience with Haz on stage, they posted an iconic clip of them vibing with Harry, writing: "This is my mood until further notice," and judging by fans reactions on social media, everyone is loving Pauli and Harry's energy on stage!
You can check out more of Pauli's updates on Instagram @paulithepsm.
Guitarist-turned-close friend, Mitch Rowland, was working in a pizza shop, when someone had to pull out of a recording session with the 'Watermelon Sugar' singer during the creation of his debut solo album, so Mitch filled in, and the rest is history!
Rolling Stone called him 'the final piece of the puzzle' when chatting to Haz back in 2017 and without him, Harry's music wouldn't be what it is today!
During his Tiny Desk concert, as was as revealing he 'doesn't speak much', Harry also said Mitch sent him 'To Be So Lonely' almost in its entirety over the phone, and he has co-written on countless Harry tunes, including 9 of 10 songs on his debut.
Now that's talented songwriting!
Sarah Jones, the drummer and backing vocalist for Harry, has been called the 'leader of the band' by the 'Adore You' singer, and is a session and touring dummer hailing from Hereford, England.
She has been working with Harry since his debut album, joining him on tour in 2017, and has been spotted in all of his live performances of 'Fine Line', so the pair clearly have a seriously great working relationship!
Having been drumming since the age of 13, she has also launched her own musical project 'Pillow Person.'
Sarah and Mitch are posted all over each other's Instagram and are currently in a relationship- showing there really is a whole lot of love in Harry's camp!
Pianist and epic backing vocalist, Ny Oh, real name Naomi, has made quite her mark on people lending her extraordinary vocals to his 'Fine Line' singles she's performed all over the place with him.
She seems to have only joined Haz for his second album- and it is unconfirmed but she may have been brought in to replace his previous keyboardist, Claire Uchima.
You can follow her at @lookitsnyoh where she often uploads pretty edgy pics and updates fans about different gigs she's playing!
The bassist to the band, Adam Prendergast, is no stranger to playing to huge crowds, having played with Lianne La Havas and and The Big Pink on tour for years- so, playing with the former One Directioner and all the screaming fans that come with the territory must not phase him one bit!
Charlotte was part of Harry's band for some time, however, she's not joining him on his 2021 Love on Tour.
She said after being inundated about Harry's tour: "Going to answer this because there are already so many of these filling up my inbox already. Sadly I’ve been let go for reasons I don’t understand.”