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20 September 2012, 13:54 | Updated: 20 September 2012, 15:21
The 'What Makes You Beautiful' five-piece's new song will be heard for the first time on Capital FM today (20th September).
One Direction's brand new single 'Live While We're Young' will receive its first play on Capital FM later today (20th September).
The first play of the band's lead single from new album 'Take Me Home' will happen just hours before the five boys take to the stage at the Roundhouse in Camden for the iTunes Festival 2012.
The 'What Makes You Beautiful' singers announced news of the first release from their second studio album last month, and will release it as the lead track from their second record later this month.
One Direction have been working on the follow-up to their debut album 'Up All Night' for the past several months, and are reported to have worked with songwriters including 'Lego House' star Ed Sheeran.
Check out the recently unveiled single artwork for One Direction's new single 'Live While We're Young' below:
It was also announced this week that a new range of One Direction toy dolls are expected to become one of the best selling children's products in the US for the Christmas period.
Earlier today it was claimed in a new edition of Tom Bower's Simon Cowell autobiography that the band have earned £100 million between them over the past two years.
One Direction are set to release 'Live While We're Young' as their brand new single on 30th September.
Keep it Capital for the first play of 'Live While We're Young' later today (20th September).