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Exclusive: New Song From the Heavy

Stream 'That Kind of Man (1.1)' from the retro-soul outfit's new EP, 'How You Like Me Now?'

October 19, 2010 4:22 PM ET

Click to listen to the Heavy's That Kind Of Man (1.1).

British retro-soul band the Heavy, who won the attention of millions when their track "How You Like Me Now?" was used in a Super Bowl ad for Kia, return today, October 19th with a new EP called How You Like Me Now?, which boasts two versions of the hit single — one featuring the Dap Kings' horns, plus the new track "That Kind Of Man (1.1)," which you can listen to above.

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