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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

It's Matt Cardle's "Run For Your Life," Penned By Gary Barlow

Last year's UK X Factor winner Matt Cardle premiered his new single/music video "Run For Your Life" yesterday, just a few weeks ahead of the US version of The X Factor hitting the airwaves (it kicks off September 21).

The tune, penned by Take That frontman/new UK X Factor judge Gary Barlow (it all comes full X circle, doesn't it?), sounds like...well, basically a Take That album track — or, as we would charmingly say, "filler."

Clearly much of the cash for this project went to lining Gary Barlow's pocket, and not the video. But doesn't that red-headed broad look like Jessica from True Blood?

Oh, well — at least this trash is slightly less boring than "When We Collide."

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  • At 7:57 PM, Anonymous Sarah said…

    One Direction and Cher Lloyd are laughing all the way!

  • At 7:46 PM, Blogger D'luv said…

    And let's not forget previous X Factor Joe McElderry, who flopped at first and is having a comeback with that album of snoozy opera ballads.

  • At 7:48 AM, Blogger xolondon said…

    My God, has it come to this? This guy who should be working at the Geek Squad desk at Best Buy?


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