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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Man We Love: Tinashe

Written By: MIM!Born in Zimbabwe 25 years ago, London based singer, musician and songwriter Tinashé is a prodigious pop talent; he loves his music and it shows in all that he touches, including his music video for the song, Saved. The deliriously happy single Saved was written after Tinashé was accosted by a particularly forthright tramp on London's Oxford Street, has an underlying message of defiance and self-belief ("I'll be here until your faith is won!") and is nevertheless deeply personal. "It's a song about trying, and trying, and trying," he says. "This bum tapped me on the shoulder, and said, 'I'm an angel, mate, but don't worry, you'll be saved. You know what they did to me? They chucked me in the bin!' I thought about it when I got home and the idea for the song came after. I mean, who am I to say he's not actually an angel? He could have been someone who was sent down here but was broken by the way life can be so hard sometimes." Check out Saved below.

Tinashe - Saved from Stamp Films on Vimeo.

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Anonymous said...

The video is visually stunning. Kind of reminds me of Janet Jackson's Got Till It's Gone, but a little bit more retro and a little bit more raw. Nice debut effort!