A Real Hero

Watch: Jake Shears Sings Tribute To Anderson Cooper At GLAAD Awards

During the 2013 GLAAD Awards, the frontman of the Scissor Sisters serenaded Anderson Cooper who was being honored by the organization. Shears performed a stirring cover of “A Real Hero” originally by College & Electric Youth. You may have heard the song in Ryan Gosling’s 2011 noir film, Drive.

He even added a special verse dedicated to Coop. Check out the performance below:

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