One Direction's Zayn Malik Shows Off New Hair As Band Continue New Album Preparations

20 August 2012, 17:11

The 'One Thing' singer joins bandmates in London as they prepare for the release of their next record.

One Direction's Zayn Malik showed off a new bed head hairstyle as the group continued preparations for their new album in London today (20th August).

The 'What Makes You Beautiful' singer was spotted out and about in the capital with the rest of his bandmates.

Dressed casually in a hoody and ripped jeans, Zayn's hair still featured the blonde streak that he debuted during the band's performance at the London 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony earlier this month.

Harry Styles looked typically stylish, wearing a white crew t-shirt with a navy blue trim collar.

One Direction are currently resuming promotional activities in the UK ahead of the release of their second album.

Zayn Malik shows off his scruffy new hair in London: (picture: WENN)

The as-yet-untitled album has not been given an official release date, but Niall Horan has promised that it will be released before the end of 2012.

"At the moment we are in the studio alot lately! recording for album two which is comin at the end of the year!" Niall wrote in a blog on the band's website.

Harry Styles out and about in London today: (picture: Getty)

Harry Styles in London

Niall said he played guitar on a lot of the songs and that the band had once again been working with the production team behind their biggest hits 'What Makes You Beautiful' and 'One Thing'.

He also teased their new collaboration with Ed Sheeran, describing it as "really exciting stuff".

Meanwhile, Niall, Harry and Zayn's bandmates Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson both enjoyed the sunshine of V Festival over the weekend with their respective girlfriends Danielle Peazer and Eleanor Calder.