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Sam Smith affiliate Jimmy Napes premieres new song “Making of Me” — listen

on February 10, 2015, 12:10pm

British singer-songwriter/producer Jimmy Napes picked up four Grammy Awards on Sunday night, three of which were for his work on Sam Smith’s smash debut In The Lonely Hour. Not one to rest on his laurels, however, Napes returns today with a brand new solo track titled “Making of Me”.

Ushered in by a swell of melancholic strings, the track seems to have all the makings of a typical pop ballad. That is, of course, until Napes drops the beat. Much like his past electronic-tinged hits — Smith/Disclosure’s “Latch” and Clean Bandit’s “Rather Be” — this pulsating ballad demonstrates that matters of the heart have a distinct place on the dance floor. Listen in below.

“Making of Me” is off Napes’ forthcoming EP of the same name, due out March 9th via Method Records. For more, check out “Give It Up”.

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