We kinda figured we'd be shrouded in a black blanket lighting candles to commemorate 365 days since he left on that particular day, but it looks like we'll have to change our plans to allow for some R&B tunes to groove their way into lives.
The source who gave away the release date is Sanity.com.au who confirmed on Twitter that the album will be available to purchase on the anniversary of Zayn's departure. EEK.
It seems to have inspired some pretty diverse reactions online, with some people thinking it's a fitting tribute to to his past and some people thinking it's a bit disrespectful to 1D fans:
OH, AND THIS PERSON TOTALLY CALLED IT:
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