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Idris Elba Lives His “Fantasy” & Releases Album & Video Inspired by TV Role

“An extension of my massive fantasy to be a musician”

In the past few years, Idris Elba has proved he’s just as talented as a recording artist as he is an on-screen performer. Now, the award-winning actor has merged the two with a new album inspired entirely by his role as the popular protagonist John Luther on the acclaimed TV show Luther. Entitled Murdah Loves John (The John Luther Character Album), the album features eight songs and boasts collaborations with established musicians. To support the record, Elba has also released an artful visual for the album’s title track. You can pick up the project on iTunes and check out Idris Elba’s new video above.

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