Zayn and Taylor Swift Share Acoustic Versions of "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"

Zayn and Taylor Swift Share Acoustic Versions of "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"

This one's for you, Gi.

This one's for you, Gi.

Text: William Defebaugh

As if anyone had a doubt that a collaboration between Zayn and Taylor Swift would be a smash hit, the pair's irresistibly catchy duet "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" is already an unstoppable success (it has already climbed its way to number 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 and number 2 on iTunes, with no signs of slowing down). Today, Zayn puts a decidedly more personal spin on the Fifty Shades Darker track, with an acoustic version uploaded to his own YouTube channel.

The pared down version of the song is set against grainy black-and-white footage of the former One Direction member recording in a studio, falling perfectly in line with all the reasons why Zayn's fans fell for the brooding bad boy in the first place. We can only hope that, somewhere, girlfriend Gigi Hadid is swooning.

Never one to be outdone (or go second, for that matter), Zayn's version came just hours after a video of Taylor Swift performing her own rendition.

Watch both videos below.

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