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One Direction Announce Release Date for New Album, 'Midnight Memories'

Boy band's third LP hits shelves on November 25th

Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson of One Direction.
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September 6, 2013 4:30 PM ET

Just in time for the holidays, One Direction's new album, Midnight Memories, will be released on November 25th, member Harry Styles tweeted today, adding, "I think you'll like it."

The six-second teaser clip below shows the album's title written out, one letter at a time, on pieces of paper scattered on the ground. Midnight Memories will come almost exactly a year after the release of the band's chart topping second LP, Take Me Home.

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This July, One Direction released the new LP's first single, "Best Song Ever" – which bears a passing resemblance to the Who's "Baba O'Riley," not that Pete Townshend seems to mind – along with a particularly goofy music video.

The band also recently saw the release of their backstage concert documentary, One Direction: This Is Us, which was directed by Morgan Spurlock and scored big at the box office its opening week.

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