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Babybird - "Unloveable" directed by Johnny Depp (video)

The only thing more buzz-generating for an artist than having a video directed by Johnny Depp is to have that video banned. Sheffield workhorses Babybird (of "You're Gorgeous" fame) have the singular good fortune of Depp's friendship, which led to his playing guitar on the single "Unloveable", and then directing the video. It's depiction of frontman Stephen Jones' hanging has met with some controversy, which can only benefit Babybird. And since "Unloveable" is a great song and "You're Gorgeous" came out way back in 1996, let's hope so.

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