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Jessie Ware's 'You & I (Forever)' Video Features a Few Tender Gay Kisses Amid a Sea of Love: WATCH

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British singer-songwriter Jessie Ware takes a photo booth as inspiration for the video for her latest single "You & I (Forever)". The blissful clip features friends of Ware as well as her husband Sam Burrows.

Also taking a turn in the booth is Miguel, who co-wrote the track with Ware and Benzel.

Says Ware's label of the video:

"In celebration of the themes of love and life-long companionship in the song, Jessie made an open invitation to family, friends and fans to feature in the video for the new single. People were asked to come down to the shoot in a photobooth, whether that was with friends, lovers, married couples, family, siblings – all were invited to be on film. The results are a touching montage of a moment captured in time to the backdrop of You & I (Forever)'s heartwarming message."

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Movember-Themed Taylor Swift Parody Implores You To 'Shave It Off' - VIDEO

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Bears and facial hair enthusiasts beware, comedienne and singer Michelle Glavan is out to denude men of their man fur. Movember is over and Glavan has had enough. Riffing on Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" she recreates Swift's original video but with a variety of hairy men, all of whom she implores to "shave it off."

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NEW MUSIC: Nicky, Trust Fund, Viola Dust, Hannah Lou Clark, Silverbacks, Dystopian Violet

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New Music is brought to you weekly by Deadly Music!, which covers mostly indie/alternative music as well as electronica, ambient/modern classical, pop and anything really, really good.

Most tracks are available on a Soundcloud playlist, some of them on a Spotify playlist....both of which are embedded at the end of this post.

Enjoy!

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Nicky: “Wake Up”

Nicky is a 19-year-old Swedish singer-songwriter.

On his debut track “Wake Up”, much has been made of the fact that the cherubic face just doesn’t match Nicky’s rich, gravelly vocals.

While it’s true that there’s something of a novelty value when he first opens his mouth, once you get over it you’re left with a remarkably crafted acoustic pop track (his first song, written when he was only 15) with the maturity and depth of Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits and the contemporary quirkiness of The Tallest Man On Earth.

A low-key release, “Wake Up” shows great potential and should be huge if it manages to catch the Ed Sheeran youth appeal market.

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Trust Fund: “Cut Me Out”

Trust Fund is one-man garage rock act Ellis Jones from Bristol, England.

Until now relegated to small cassette releases on bedroom labels, Ellis has recently signed with Turnstile for the release of his (official) debut album No One’s Coming For Us.

Lead track “Read the Wrappers” will appeal to fans of post punk / garage rock acts like Son Joan, Simple KidDrab and Postcode.

Also recommended for fans of Pixies, Pavement and Of Montreal.

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Listen to new tracks by Viola Dust, Hannah Lou Clark, Silverbacks and Dystopian Violet, AFTER THE JUMP...

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This Stunning World AIDS Day Music Video Is Inspired By ACT UP's 1992 Ashes Action Protest March - VIDEO

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In honor of World AIDS Day today, Brooklyn-based composer Sam Salmond has released a heart-rending music video for his song "Away" inspired by The Ashes Action - the 1992 ACT UP march that culminated in men and women throwing their loved ones' ashes onto the White House lawn to protest the government's neglect of those impacted by the AIDS crisis.

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And in lieu of any commercial gain, Salmond is asking viewers to make a donation to one of the following wonderful AIDS charities: AIDS Healthcare FoundationGay Men’s Health Crisis, or Elton John AIDS Foundation

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Watch This Adorable, Sleepy Puppy Sing Along to Frozen's 'Let It Go' - VIDEO

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Even sleepy canines can't resist Idina Menzel's infectious "Let it Go" from Disney's Frozen. 

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New Madonna Song 'Rebel Heart' Leaks: LISTEN

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A demo of a new song from Madonna's follow-up album to MDNA leaked this week reports BillboardMadonna nor her publicist have yet to issue a statement about the leak however, Madonna's manager Guy Oseary asked fans on Twitter to provide information regarding the leak of the icon's new song. 

Screen Shot 2014-11-28 at 4.55.02 PMOriginally only 40 seconds of the "acoustic-meets-dance" track leaked with lyrics referring to media criticism of the singer that go, "I've spent some time as a narcissist, hearing the others say 'look at you, look at you.' Trying to be so provocative, I said, 'Oh yeah, that was me. All the things I did just to be seen.'" 

The title of the song is still unconfirmed though many believe the title of the track is "Rebel Heart," after Madonna tweeted the hashtag #Rebelheart for months on her Instagram. It's also believed the song is a collaboration with Avicii, the Swedish EDM DJ and record producer, when Madonna posted a picture of the two on her Instagram with the "Rebel Heart," hashtag nine months ago. 

You can listen to the demo AFTER THE JUMP...

The expected release date of the full album is sometime in 2015, where the icon is expected to dominate the music scene for the year.

Madonna is currently visiting Malawi with her daughter, Mercy, and posted photos of herself meeting with President Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi. The singer also visited Kondanani Orphanage, surgical trainees at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and spent time playing with her daughter over Thanksgiving.

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