Ronan Keating has released a heartwarming socially-distanced video for his single Little Thing Called Love.

The Boyzone star, 43, exclusively told MailOnline he hopes bring solace to those who may have lost loved ones during the COVID-19 crisis, admitting he felt ‘heartbroken’ for them following the birth of his own baby daughter Coco during the lockdown.

In the video, Ronan can be seen wandering through a forest surrounded by pictures of his fans, ending on a heartwarming note as he excitedly runs to hug his son Cooper, three. 

Sweet: Ronan Keating has released a heartwarming socially-distanced video for his single Little Thing Called Love

Sweet: Ronan Keating has released a heartwarming socially-distanced video for his single Little Thing Called Love

Sweet: Ronan Keating has released a heartwarming socially-distanced video for his single Little Thing Called Love

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Speaking about his new video, Ronan said that he was overjoyed to become a dad again when his wife Storm gave birth to their baby daughter Coco, four days after the UK was placed in lockdown.

However he added that he also felt sympathy for those who have lost family members during the coronavirus pandemic, and he hopes his new song will help them in some way.

She said: ‘Seeing my new baby girl born in these unique times made me feel so full of joy on one hand but also heartbroken for those that have lost someone they love. 

‘So, I hope that Little Thing Called Love might help people through in some way.’

Sweet: The cute video also featured a surprise appearance from the singer's son Cooper, 3, painting an image in the woods in honour of NHS staff

Sweet: The cute video also featured a surprise appearance from the singer's son Cooper, 3, painting an image in the woods in honour of NHS staff

Sweet: The cute video also featured a surprise appearance from the singer’s son Cooper, 3, painting an image in the woods in honour of NHS staff

Moving: The video shows Ronan wandering through a forest surrounded by pictures and videos of his fans, as they are kept apart by the COVID-19 lockdown

Moving: The video shows Ronan wandering through a forest surrounded by pictures and videos of his fans, as they are kept apart by the COVID-19 lockdown

Moving: The video shows Ronan wandering through a forest surrounded by pictures and videos of his fans, as they are kept apart by the COVID-19 lockdown

Distanced: The video was filmed in accordance with social distance in the woods surrounding Ronan's home, with the clips and photos sent in by fans

Distanced: The video was filmed in accordance with social distance in the woods surrounding Ronan's home, with the clips and photos sent in by fans

Distanced: The video was filmed in accordance with social distance in the woods surrounding Ronan’s home, with the clips and photos sent in by fans

Ronan filmed the socially-distanced video at his home, and it shows him wandering through the woods as surrounded by animated videos of his fans.

The star then finds his sweet son Cooper painting an image in honour of NHS staff, which is titled Knight Nurse by Lhouette.

Ronan also confirmed that he’s been working on his new album Twenty Twenty, set to be released on 24 July, 20 years after his first solo effort.

Touching: Ronan admitted that after the birth of his baby daughter Coco (pictured) in lockdown he was 'heartbroken' for those who lost loved ones during the pandemic

Touching: Ronan admitted that after the birth of his baby daughter Coco (pictured) in lockdown he was 'heartbroken' for those who lost loved ones during the pandemic

Touching: Ronan admitted that after the birth of his baby daughter Coco (pictured) in lockdown he was ‘heartbroken’ for those who lost loved ones during the pandemic 

Emotional: He said: 'Seeing my new baby girl born in these unique times made me feel so full of joy on one hand but also heartbroken for those that have lost someone they love'

Emotional: He said: 'Seeing my new baby girl born in these unique times made me feel so full of joy on one hand but also heartbroken for those that have lost someone they love'

Emotional: He said: ‘Seeing my new baby girl born in these unique times made me feel so full of joy on one hand but also heartbroken for those that have lost someone they love’

Music plans: Ronan also confirmed that he's been working on his new album Twenty Twenty, set to be released on 24 July, 20 years after his first solo effort

Music plans: Ronan also confirmed that he's been working on his new album Twenty Twenty, set to be released on 24 July, 20 years after his first solo effort

Music plans: Ronan also confirmed that he’s been working on his new album Twenty Twenty, set to be released on 24 July, 20 years after his first solo effort

Cute: The video shows Ronan finding his son Cooper painting an enormous heart in the woods in honour of NHS staff

Cute: The video shows Ronan finding his son Cooper painting an enormous heart in the woods in honour of NHS staff

Cute: The video shows Ronan finding his son Cooper painting an enormous heart in the woods in honour of NHS staff

The hitmaker added: ‘There are not many artists that have been lucky enough to have a 20-year career and still be going strong.’ 

‘I’m very honoured to have had that, so I wanted to mark it with an album like this.’

Last month, Ronan’s wife Storm shared an adorable snap of the moment she and Ronan brought their baby daughter Coco Knox home from hospital.

The touching black and white family snap shows the fashion designer and the Boyzone star, 43, smiling lovingly as they cuddled their new arrival. 

Captioning the image, Storm wrote: ‘When we first brought her home. Can’t believe she’s 3 weeks old already!’

Ronan and Storm also have three-year-old son Cooper together, and the Irish singer shares children Jack, 21, Missy, 19, and Ali, 14, with his ex-wife Yvonne Connolly.

Important: The painting is a pop art piece titled Knight Nurse by Lhouette

Important: The painting is a pop art piece titled Knight Nurse by Lhouette

Important: The painting is a pop art piece titled Knight Nurse by Lhouette

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