Ne-Yo Drops ‘3 Simple Rules’ EP as Valentine’s Surprise

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Ne-Yo! The R&B singer-songwriter surprised fans today (Feb. 14) with a sweet treat: a new EP celebrating love.

He dropped the mini-compilation ‘3 Simple Rules,’ containing a trio of new songs, ‘New Love,’ ‘Bigger Than This’ and ‘Gotchu Right.’ A bonus ‘Outro’ ends the romantically minded EP, which contains little love lessons from Ne-Yo at the beginning of each track.

His Rule No. 1? “Keep love new,” as he says leading into the hip-hop-tinged doo-wop track ‘New Love.’ For ‘Bigger Than This,’ you need to “understand that what you have is bigger than this.” And for the third rule, the one he calls “the most important”? “No matter what, you must always get her right,” he says. The song that follows, ‘Gotchu Right,’ is a sexy slow jam that strikes just the right mood for a Valentine’s date soundtrack.

Ne-Yo, who just finished a Brazilian tour, wraps up the compilation with an ‘Outro’ that tantalizingly ends with the phrase, “See y’all soon.” He’s not kidding, either — he’s reportedly already working on his next studio album, his sixth.

Listen to Ne-Yo, ‘3 Simple Rules’

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