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Keira Knightley Is Actually A Pretty Great Folk Singer

Watch her singing debut in the video for “Like A Fool,” from her new film with Adam Levine, Begin Again.

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Did you know that Keira Knightley can actually, like, really sing? Because she can.

The British actress makes her singing debut as an aspiring singer-songwriter in her new movie Begin Again, and you know what? It totally works.

Keira sings throughout the whole movie, and now there's even a full music video for one of the film's tracks, called "Like A Fool."

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In the film, she's dating none other than Adam Levine.

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The two move to the city to fulfill their dreams of making it as singer-songwriters, only to break up after Levine's character, Dave, gets drawn away by the limelight of the major label world.


The song is meant to be about closure, a hidden message from Keira's character, Greta, to Dave.

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"We wanted it to sound really simple and bare," said Begin Again director John Carney, who also wrote "Like A Fool." "The idea of leaving a song on someone's message minder comes from life."