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English synthpop duo, Hurts, makes a poignant political statement with their new music video and single, “Beautiful Ones,” which depicts a horrific anti-LGBT assault, in reverse.

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At the beginning of the video, we encounter frontman Theo Hutchcraft, the apparent victim of a violent assault.

As the video draws us back through to the beginning of the incident, we come to find that he was beaten by a group of three men, as onlookers watched.

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Watch, as the rest of the story unfolds:

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