Avicii Premieres Soulful Left-Field Single 'Pure Grinding': Exclusive

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Avicii performs at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on May 31, 2014 in Irvine, California. 

Hear the Swedish hitmaker 'explore new sounds' on the 'Stories' album cut.

Avicii's latest single may surprise you.

On Friday, the Swedish superstar released his new double single "Pure Grinding For a Better Day," an amalgamated title of two tracks drawn from his sophomore LP Stories.

Avicii to Sing on New Album 'Stories'

Featuring freewheeling vocals from Swedish songwriter Kristoffer Fogelmark and Def Jam's Earl St. Clair, "Pure Grinding" is a refreshing slice of swing funk whose guitar licks and sax lines fit seamlessly into the producer's tasteful trap-inspired beats.

"This song is really different than anything I’ve ever done," says Avicii. "I had a lot of freedom to explore new sounds on Stories."

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Listen to the full premiere of Avicii's "Pure Grinding" exclusively on Billboard below.

Avicii's "Pure Grinding For a Better Day is now available through PRMD/Island Records on iTunes

Avicii's second album Stories will be released on Oct. 2 and is now available for pre-order here.

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