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Lostprophets video based on childhood

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The Lostprophets have revealed that their new music video is based on their childhood.

The band have shot a short film for their new single 'For He's A Jolly Good Felon', which follows Snatch actor Alan Ford and Sie Haworth playing criminals on a rundown council estate.

Frontman Ian Watkins admitted that the song, the film and most of their current album The Betrayed are based on their upbringing.

He told the Sun: "The song is about us growing up on council estates in Wales.

"The lyrics are about that way of life, I am not condoning it. We were good boys, it was just that our environment exposed us to anti-social behaviour.

"In this new album I have been very honest lyrically without a filter or producer. I have already covered areas like the conditioning of society and my anger towards it, so I suppose I just didn't want to repeat myself."

'For He's A Jolly Good Felon' is released today.

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