Brand new video for 'Tell Me What It's Worth' by Lightspeed Champion. Taken from forthcoming album 'Falling Off The Lavender Bridge', out on Domino Records in January 2008. www.lightspeedchampion.com
Devonté Hynes (born 23 December 1985 in Houston, Texas), better known as Lightspeed Champion (or sometimes "Blood Orange") is a British composer, songwriter, producer and author, who has written music on #1 records such as for Florence and the Machine, Diana Vickers and The Chemical Brothers on their 2007 Grammy award winning album We Are The Night. He is currently signed to Domino Records.
"Tell Me What It's Worth" is the third single from Lightspeed Champion's debut album Falling Off the Lavender Bridge, released on CD and 7" vinyl by Domino Records on 14 January 2008.
The lyrics of the song concern the verbal abuse lead singer Devonte Hynes' receives from other black people; "The only racial hatred I ever get walking down the street in Dalston is from rude boys. It's really weird."
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