CeeLo Explores Comedy's Tragedy With 'Robin Williams' Song: Watch the Interactive Video

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CeeLo Green performs on Day 5 of the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest on July 12, 2015 in Ottawa, Canada. 

"We've got to laugh the pain away," CeeLo Green sings in his new track entitled "Robin Williams." The song is a sad tribute to the not-so-funny flip side of the comedy industry and the life of the late Robin Williams

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The song comes with an interactive video which is something of a meta web search. Taking us through everyone from Richard Pryor to John Belushi, CeeLo's searches cyber-stumble upon the expanse of the inter-web. One lyric typed in after the next, the video is an overwhelming reflection of our world and its endlessly fragmented content.

"I'm afraid of not being able to laugh anymore", CeeLo says in the song. "Robin Williams" is an eye-opening reminder to recognize what's there in all of life's joys and unpredictabilities. 

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Last month, it was announced CeeLo will be releasing his next album called Heart Blanche later this year. "Robin Williams" is presumably the first taste from that new set, marking CeeLo's return following a media meltdown last year that included accusations of rapea yanked reality show and a deplorable series of (since deleted) tweets

Watch the interactive "Robin Williams" video below.

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