Liam Payne doesn't waste much time, does he?

One Direction have yet to officially go on their '18-month hiatus', but Payne has already been dabbling in solo material.

Yesterday, he posted a brief snippet of a tune to his Instagram page, and it certainly doesn't sound anything like the inoffensive pop tunes that the boyband have hitherto peddled.

In fact, it sounds more along the r'n'b flavoured lines of something that his former bandmate Zayn Malik is rumoured to be following for his forthcoming debut solo album.

Have a listen below: