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Video Premiere: Melanie Amaro's 'Don't Fail Me Now'

October 20, 2012 (6:00 am) GMT
The winner of 'The X Factor (US)' inaugural season shows off her carefree side as she enjoys the love from her boyfriend and looks forward to her future.

is smitten by a hot male in a music video for her new single "Don't Fail Me Now". Directed by Benny Boom, the video follows her blossoming romance with the guy. Her journey post "" win is also visualized in a long road shown on a huge screen.

"The song definitely describes the journey that I've had through life and throughout 'X Factor' the determination of my feet that they can't fail me, I gotta get to where I need to be," the singer says. "My life has changed now because I walk down the street and it's like, 'Oh my God, you're Melanie Amaro.' "

Director Benny Boom explains how he came up with the concept, "When I first heard the song, I knew I wanted the video to have movement to it and be a journey. I thought of a clever way of taking her on this journey by using a rear-screen projector."

The single is expected to appear in her upcoming major-label debut album.

Melanie Amaro's "Don't Fail Me Now" Music Video

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