Justin Bieber shows "mature" side with "Boyfriend"

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 24: Singer Justin Bieber speaks during interview with Elvis Duran for "The Elvis Duran and the Morning Show" at Bagatelle Restaurant on March 24, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Kevin Winter

Justin Bieber speaks during an interview with "The Elvis Duran and the Morning Show" on March 24, 2012, in West Hollywood, Calif.
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(CBS News) Justin Bieber is no longer singing about his "Baby." Now, the 18-year-old heartthrob wants to be your "Boyfriend."

In his new single, "Boyfriend," released today, Bieber sings: "If I was your boyfriend, I'd never let you go, I can take you places you've never been before."

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Co-written and co-produced by "Cooler Than Me" singer Mike Posner, the track will appear on Bieber's upcoming album, "Believe," due out later this year.

"I'm maturing, and my music's maturing, so I wanted to do something different," the Canadian singer told USA Today about the new song. "I've got a lot of great collaborators working with me, and we're thinking outside the box."

The song, with its R&B vibe and sing-songy rap, is already getting comparisons to Justin Timberlake's solo work.

Listen to the song on Bieber's website here.

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