“Pillowtalk” is a song recorded by English singer Zayn for his upcoming debut solo studio album, Mind of Mine, due to be released on 25 March 2016. It was written by Zayn, Anthony Hannides and Michael Hannides of MYKL, with production of the song helmed by the latter two and Levi Lennox. The song was released as the lead single from the album on 29 January 2016, along with its accompanying music video. Musically, “Pillowtalk” was defined by critics as a multi-genre track, including downtempo electronic, R&B, and PBR&B, with a pop/R&B production.
The song was well received by contemporary critics, with most of them appreciating the singer’s new musical direction and vocal performance. The song’s music video features kaleidoscopic effects, sexual imagery, and American model Gigi Hadid playing Zayn’s lover.