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Lily’s song for stillborn son

Lily Allen has revealed the song she wrote for the film Pan is in memory of her stillborn son.

Something’s Not Right, released earlier this month, is about the tragic loss of her child with husband Sam Cooper after she contracted a viral infection six months into her pregnancy in 2010.

Lyrics in the emotional ballad include: “Something’s not right, There aren’t many stars in the sky tonight, Something’s not right, Cause I know that it’s day but it’s dark outside, And I feel a weight in my heart tonight.”

The star tweeted: “5 years ago today I was admitted to hospital. 4 days later I delivered a beautiful baby boy, but sadly he didn’t make it. It’s unlike me to discuss this sort of thing so publicly but I wrote this song in his memory when writing something for @panmovie.”

The singer was treated for septicaemia after the stillbirth, which came two years after she miscarried ex-boyfriend Seb Chew’s baby in 2008.

Lily opened up about her loss to The Sun on Sunday last year, saying: “It was horrendous and something I would not wish on my worst enemy.

“It’s something that I still haven’t dealt with. I never will get over it. I have dealt with it, you know, as being at one with it. But it’s not something that you get over.”

Lily and Sam went on to have daughters Ethel, three, and Marnie, two.

You can listen to the beautiful song here:

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