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After taking some time away, Benjamin Yates (aka YATES) has returned with a new sound and a brand new single.

The breezy new cut, titled "Under a Bridge," arrived over the weekend. And it finds the Aussie crooner exploring a more playful musical reach while lamenting a failed relationship in which his partner had once promised to stick by his side, even if it meant sleeping under a bridge.

“In my latest work I felt freer to explore rather than trying to fit into any particular genre," he says of the new music.

YATES wrote and recorded the new track in Berlin, where he's been working on new music. In fact, "Under a Bridge" is the first preview of the singer's upcoming Holiday Apartment EP, which is expected in the coming weeks.

Hear "Under a Bridge" below and definitely stay tuned for more from YATES.