LISTEN: John Legend unveils new single Love Me Now

2016-10-07 16:00

Los Angeles - John Legend has unveiled his new single Love Me Now.

The 37-year-old musician first teased the single earlier on Thursday when he took to Instagram to share a snippet of love song in a video that saw him sing some of the lyrics. 

The caption on the video read: "My new single Love Me Now is coming this Friday! Tune into my Facebook LIVE premiere of#LoveMeNow this Thursday at 10:30pm ET. (sic)"

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After the premiere of the single, the All of Me hitmaker stuck around for a Q&A session with his fans where he branded his upcoming album Darkness & Light his "best work yet".

He said: "The music is really, really, good. I think it's my best work yet.

"It's not really preachy. I don't like to preach too much in my songs. I preach in my tweets."

And the new album - which is yet to have a release date - doesn't shy away from the odd collaboration either, with names such as Chance the Rapper, Alabama Shakes, Miguel, and Blake Mills all securing guest spots on the LP.

The Tonight singer also treated fans to a live performance of his heartfelt new ballad, with his wife Chrissy Teigen - with whom he had his first child Luna in April - giving him a cheer at the end.

John then told the camera: "It's weird doing it without an audience here. But I'm sure you're out there."

The sensual artwork for Love Me Now features Chrissy, 30, alongside John himself. The pair married in 2013, and between producing work for American slavery drama 'Underground' and the Obamas' love story 'Southside With You', this marks the first piece of new music the star has released in those three years since his marriage.

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