"What Makes You Beautiful"

The boy-band cycle rears its head with this inevitable tween lady-killer, a self-esteem jolt ("You’re insecure, don't know what for") sung over pop- rock crunch by five pristinely coiffed lads. They make the JoBros look like Betty White's used toys.

Listen to One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful": 

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From The Archives Issue 1151: March 1, 2012