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3 Hailee Steinfeld Anthems to Pair with Her New 'I Love You's'

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By Alyssa McCraw

BIG FACTS: Hailee Steinfeld doesn't get enough cred. So, here we are, doing out part to change that. The Oscar-nominated actress is also a multi-platinum singer/songwriter and sunglasses-slash-semi-super model. In other words, she's kinda sorta perfect in every possible way - just like her latest single "I Love You's."

Steinfeld's new breakup track samples the 1995 song of the same title by British pop icon Annie Lennox. If you're too young to know who that is, then go do your homework - and if you haven't listened to Hailee's insanely-inspired iteration, then you need to do that too!

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Hailee Steinfeld at the 2018 Oscar Awards after her animated film "Spiderman:  Into the Spiderverse" picked up a prize.
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Steinfeld sadly said it took some major heartbreak to get the song out of her.

"After going through a breakup, I decided I needed time to focus on myself and heal without the distractions of another relationship," she recently told Rolling Stone. "There's something really empowering about deciding what's best for you and putting yourself first. That's what this record is about."

But Hailee's drop of "I Love You's" is not the first time the "Starving" singer has been candid about self-care.

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (L-R) Models Gigi Hadid, Martha Hunt, actresses Hailee Steinfeld, Cara Delevingne, actress/singer Selena Gomez, recording artist Taylor Swift, actresses Serayah, Mariska Hargitay, models Lily Aldridge and Karlie Kloss attend the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.
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If you can think back to the days of Taylor Swift's "squad" (we can't stop thinking about them tbh), you might remember a strikingly younger, somewhat quieter member of the group. Yes, that girl was/is Hailee Steinfeld - after a galavanting summer with said squad (and even though she had literally just starred in Pitch Perfect 2), Steinfeld surprised the world when she dropped her debut single "Love Myself" in August 2015.

"I've had girls come up to me and say, 'Thank you for this song and this message, because it's something I needed to hear,'" Hailee told Teen Vogue in 2016.

Hailee Steinfeld stuns backstage the 2018 MTV EMAs in Bilbao, Spain, where she both hosted the ceremony and performed.
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You might also recall the song's highly-publicized double entendre.

"Regardless of how they interpreted it, that's all that matters to me at the end of the day. It's something I need to remind myself of - how much power [there] is in being able to love yourself."

It seems as though writing female empowerment anthems is another one of Steinfeld's super-strengths. Her 2017 hit "Most Girls" is just another example.

"I felt that we’ve been accepting the compliment ‘You’re not like most girls’ for a very long time," Hailee previously told The Guardian. She realized that this wasn't the type of compliment she wanted to receive.

Hailee Steinfeld finds a window to pose in at a pre-GRAMMY party in 2019.
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"I feel like there’s been this golden standard or rule that in order to be special you have to be different to other women. I think this generation of women is more than ever banding together and really lifting each other up, and I think girls and guys are really starting to think that way as well."

Prior to last week's upbeat "I Love You's," multi-hyphenate Hailee put out the very somber "Wrong Direction." She hopes the vulnerable song helps her following feel more connected to her.

"My loves, my music video for Wrong Direction is out now," she tweeted in January. "I hope you love it. I know we’ve all been through hard times, just remember you’re not alone. I’m so thankful we can grow from these experiences together.

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