Marshmello and Bastille drop an incredibly emotional music video for ‘Happier’

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by Anna Sky Hulton |
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Last month, Marshmello dropped the surprise collaboration with the British band Bastille, 'Happier', and now they have released the VERY emotional music video to accompany their popular song.

The music video follows a young girl who gets a puppy for her birthday, over the years the girl and her pet are inseparable creating a strong bond, but then, as time passes, the - now much older - dog, has to be rushed to the vets.

The music video stars iCarly's Miranda Cosgrove as the teenage girl with braces, who finds herself the last to be picked in the football team at school. Despite having the worst day at school her trusty friend is there for her when she returns home.

Watch the music video for Marshmello featuring Bastille's 'Happier':

Marshmello previously revealed how he felt after receiving the lyrics from Bastille saying, 'When I was sent Happier for the first time, I was taken back. The amount of emotion that you could feel in the lyrics was crazy.'

He continued, 'As I listened to the song more and more, it reminded me of so many things I’ve been through in my life.'

'Happier' is the second collaboration this year from the American DJ Marshmello, who has yet to reveal his identity. Marshmello previously teamed up with Anne-Marie on the anti-Valentine's anthem, 'FRIENDS'.

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