John Legend and Kelly Clarkson have released an updated version of Baby It’s Cold Outside.

Updated version of ‘date rape’ Christmas song released by John Legend, Kelly Clarkson

  • Legend, who is a vocal detractor of R Kelly, changed the lyrics, removing lines including ‘what’s in this drink’
  • Baby, Its Cold Outside, written in 1944, has faced growing criticism, with detractors calling it a date rape song
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John Legend and Kelly Clarkson have released an updated version of Baby It’s Cold Outside.
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As the protests continue, Hong Kong bands are expressing their feelings in song. Photo: James Wendlinger

Songs of freedom: eight new protest songs from Hong Kong bands

  • During times of protest, music can serve as a uniting and rallying force, and sometimes becomes a focal point
  • From rap to metal to punk, local groups are expressing their feelings about the unrest
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As the protests continue, Hong Kong bands are expressing their feelings in song. Photo: James Wendlinger
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