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RAYE stripped to her undies and went dancing in the rain to celebrate her 22nd birthday!

The Love Me Again singer did not let the dreary London weather get her down and looked like she was having the time of her life.

Next to the saucy snap on Instagram, she wrote: “It’s my birthday I can post what I want to.”

The last thing you want is a birthday cold! ★ ★

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EDITORS insist their miserable image is a myth – because they’re actually a bunch of overgrown kids much like Peter Pan and the Lost Boys.

The indie veterans released their Best Of compilatio­n Black Gold yesterday, admitting they’re lucky to avoid having a proper job.

Singer Tom Smith me: “We’ve avoided the told real world in so many ways. We’re a gang of mates who, when we’re backstage or in the studio, talk about football, complain about politics or just chat s***. We take our music very seriously but in some ways we’re The Lost Boys, searching for eternal youth.

“We’ve managed to navigate a way around the grind that most people have to do to pay the rent.”

The title track of Black Gold is one of three new songs on ★


revealed he almost died twice on tour after being struck down with a cold.

He admitted: “I used to get sick a lot, I almost died twice.

“It was really tough. I kept getting sick, I was sick for a year with a cold, I just wasn’t taking care of myself.” the compilatio­n – and it mocks the band’s gloomy image.

Tom said: “Much is made of the darkness of our band and how morbid we must be.

“It’s a brush we’re tarred with for the casual listener, but it’s not the case.”

After Editors’ arena tour in February, Tom will release the second album as Smith And Burrows with singer Andy Burrows, following 2011’s Funny Looking Angels.

Tom is also making an album with Italian composer Luca D’Alberto.

Tom said: “Luca’s music sounds enormous, but he does it all in his bedroom.”

And Tom has ideas for Editors’ next album, which is likely to be “sparse and moody”.

He said: “I’m proud of our band’s longevity.

“We’ve never been fashionabl­e but I’m happy to be in the shadows.”

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