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Listen to Scarlett Johansson's Confectionery Pop Song 'Candy'

Scarlett Johansson seems to have developed a taste for sweets, at least when it comes to music. 

After wading through denser stylings perviously, the actor and occasional singer has released a new song she called "super-pop," backed by a sort of super group of lady musicians. 

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Johansson's new outfit, called the Singles, includes Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris, Julia Haltigan and Este Haim of Haim on drums. 

"The idea was to write super-pop dance music written and performed by girls," Johansson told Rolling Stone, citing Grimes, the Bangles and the Go-Go's as influences. "I wanted it to be like those bands: ultra-pop but also a little ironic, a little in on the joke."

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Their first song, "Candy," was produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio, who previously worked with Johansson on her album of Tom Waits covers, Anywhere I Lay My Head. It's a sweet and salacious 3-minute electro jam, ready for the dance floor, chock full of candy-coated metaphors. 

A 12-inch single with the song is available for pre-order here. Listen below: