The Eagles were in London recently to promote a new documentary about their 40-year career, History of the Eagles, and that's where Niall ran into them. The starstruck 19-year-old tweeted, "I met my all time music heroes today 'the eagles' ! Well two of them! Don Henley and Timothy b schmit!" He then added the hashtag "#goosebumps," and included a photo of himself grinning ear-to-ear, standing between Henley, who sings and plays drums in the band, and Schmit, who sings and plays bass.
Later, Niall checked out the Eagles' documentary, and tweeted, "Sittin at home watching the new eagles movie! Holy crap the eagles are soo good! like, its not even right how good they are!"
Perhaps Niall is hoping that some Directioners will now check out the Eagles' music and discover for themselves how good it is. Among the band's best known hits are "Take It Easy," "Hotel California," "Desperado," "Heartache Tonight," "New Kid in Town," "Lyin' Eyes" and "Peaceful Easy Feeling." In fact, the Eagles' first greatest hits album is tied with Michael Jackson's Thriller as the best-selling album of all time in the U.S.
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