Harry Potter star has released a new song fans have labelled a ‘painful’ listen
Posted by  badge Boss on 3 weeks ago
Tom Felton’s new song has been met with negative reviews (Picture: Tara Ziemba/WireImage)

– who is best known for in the franchise – has released a new song, and fans are less than impressed. 

Tom, 36, is a beloved and , who has been , releasing his latest album Orange (stylised as ORaNgE) just last week.

One of the singer’s new songs, Holding On (stylised as hOLDing On) has been met with criticism from fans who were surprised to hear his vocals and interesting choice of lyrics in this piece. 

The song, which was released on April 28, has now gone viral on as fans have rushed to to share their reactions.

@eehyunseo defended the musician but couldn’t defend his song, commenting: ‘I’m a fan of tom felton, but WTF is this😭😭.’

Another fan, @sophsexton2, added: ‘I LOVE Tom Felton but this is painful.’

He made this song.. then listened to this… and thought this was okay to release??😭😭

In the song, Tom, 36, could be heard calling himself ‘just a boy on a skateboard’ and saying: ‘I’ll still make your heart skip now like you were 17,’ leading some to believe that he could be referencing, who played Hermione Granger in Harry Potter.

@idnyag speculated: ‘I find that line interesting because Emma Watson describes him like that when she talks about when they were younger and she had a crush on him.’

The pair have never romantically linked but when they were children, when she considered him a .

Emma and Tom worked together for more than a decade on the Harry Potter films (Picture: Brian Rasic/Getty Images)

Fans mocked the actor’s choice of lyrics as he chose to say ‘fudge’ instead of the word ‘f**k’.

La.lxxe commented: ‘I” will fudge this thing up” 😭😭 I had to rewind to see if I was hearing that correctly.’

@walmart_hawkeye also commented: ‘”I will fudge this thing up” HOW DOES IT KEEP GETTING WORSE.’

@tierneyyy commented: ‘Fudge.. is he 12 years old.’

Although the majority of fan reviews weren’t exactly positive, many were loyal and defended the Rise of the Planet of the Apes actor.

‘No actually I wont take tom felton music slander have u HEARD hawaii, blue skies and we belong😭 slaps every time idc,’ commented @starrytarry444. 

@Katt.noir chipped in to add: ‘The thing is he knows he isn’t the best but he does it anyway simply because he enjoys it. and that’s what we should be doing in life, even if you aren’t good at something don’t let it discourage you.’

The actor has continued to appear in films and TV since the Harry Potter franchise ended (Picture: Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

Since Harry Potter concluded in 2011, the actor has notably appeared in Ophelia and The Forgotten Battle.

He also and in the same year he .

The star has released several songs over the years, including Hawaii in 2011 and Father of Mine in 2009, which were hits with die-hard fans.