Today is Nathan Sykes 22nd birthday! A member of the former guy group The Wanted, Nathan is gearing up to release a solo album that he hopes fans love.

Nathan has opened up sporadically about his upcoming CD, and we’ve compiled some of his best quotes about his upcoming tunes. Click through the gallery to see what Nathan has said about his upcoming solo album, which will arrive this year!

Then, let us know how excited you are about Nathan’s CD, and be sure to wish him a happy birthday in the comments!