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As Ben Howard gears up for a new record expected later this year, he's shared the first sample off the album in the form of "End of the Affair."

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The breathtaking new track—all eight minutes of it!—premiered Tuesday on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show. And if we're being honest, it's very good to hear new material from the British singer, who's clearly on the cusp of breaking stateside.

Take a listen below.