Singer Melissa Etheridge has paid tribute to the victims of last weekend's (12Jun16) nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida by writing a new song about the tragedy.
The gay star has released Pulse as a download in an effort to raise more funds for the LGBT community in Florida as it mourns the deaths of 49 people shot by a deranged gunman on Sunday morning.
Days after Nick Jonas and Lady GaGa took part in candlelight vigils across the country, Etheridge put pen to paper and wrote a new track, which features the line, "How can I hate them, when everybody's got a pulse?"
"I'm dealing with it the way I deal, which is, I wrote a song," Melissa told Rolling Stone. "I just sat here, and I just started writing a song... That's how I first started to cope because, as a singer-songwriter, I feel very... I've done this before. I feel called to speak; to do what musicians do.
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