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Hayden Panettiere - rejuve-girl Claire Bennett in Heroes - is set to release a single called Wake Up Call with an as-yet-untitled album to follow in 2009, reports Billboard .

The single will also feature in a series of ads by US teen fashion company, Candie's which is pumping in a lot of dosh to help launch Panettiere's pop career. The ad campaign will begin at the end of July, while the song will be released digitally on 5 Aug in the US. No confirmation yet on whether UK music download sites will be making the song available.