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Skinny Love
Skinny Love
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Skinny Love was the first single released from Bon Iver's 2007 debut album For Emma, Forever Ago in America. British musician Birdy released a cover version of the song on 30 January 2011 as a digital download. The single has been B-listed on Xfm and is a particular favorite with listeners of Shak's overnight show. The song was also chosen as "Record of The Week" by UK radio DJ Fearne Cotton. This version was used in Season 2 Episode 21 of The Vampire Diaries and in Season 1 Episode 1 of Prisoners' Wives. The song also skyrocketed in popularity in Australia on the Top Ten ARIA charts, due in part to Bella Ferraro, an X-Factor 2012 Top Four contestant, who performed the song at the X-Factor auditions aired in Australia in August 2012.
In 2011, "Skinny Love" sold 259,000 copies in the UK becoming the third biggest selling rock single of that year. As of February 2012, the song had sold 320,475 copies in the UK.
In 2012, A new version of this song "The US Version" was played on various stations such as Absolute Radio. It was more of a rock ballad type song & is now rarely played anywhere. It isn't even available for download.

There are three music videos for this single. The first music video for the song was uploaded to YouTube on 1 April 2011. It was directes by Sophie Muller and features Birdy playing the piano of walking in a dark house. The second music video was shot in one take and framed on Birdy's face. The camera changes focus as she sings. It was uploaded on 14 October 2011. A third music video, also directed by Sophie Muller, was uploaded on 15 January 2014.

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