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Though most of his appearances last year were on other artists’ tracks — 2 Chainz’s “Ghetto Dreams,” Meek Mill’s “Maybach Curtains” and G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer cuts, “Sin City” and “Bliss” — John Legend brings us the first single from his newly announced Love In The Future album, which will arrive later this year. “The Beginning” hears the Ohio crooner serenade a special lady over punching drums and a sprinkling harp melody.

Listen to John Legend’s “The Beginning” after the jump…

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