British stars Richard Russell and Sampha have teamed up to deliver a new track. Titled “Close But Not Quite”, the record samples Curtis Mayfield’s “The Makings of You”.


Already debuting at BBC Radio 1, Russell told the New Yorker that a health scare inspired him to finally release his own music.


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Take a listen to the track below, and be on the lookout for a complete album from Russell, which he says is soon on the horizon.

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