Do you remember watching five young lads on the 2010 series of UK X Factor?
Do you have fond memories of the early days, before they became the international megastars that they are today?
Watch our awesome collection of original X Factor videos below and indulge in some top quality nostalgia from the beginning of their life together.
See how the boys were put through individually before being merged into a group, and laugh, cry and generally feel all warm & gooey inside at these brilliant clips from yesteryear.
Let’s start things off with their original X Factor auditions:
Now we move onto seeing the boys at Bootcamp, rejected as individuals, but given a second chance, and my how they took it!
The best X Factor One Direction montage ever. A collection of clips from inside the X Factor house, backstage, and generally just larking about:
Singing “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on the live shows:
Singing “Torn” on the X Factor final:
Boo hoo, they didn’t win, and eventually ended up in third place behind Rebecca Ferguson and Matt Cardle.