Arguably one of the biggest songs released recently, “Shallow” from A Star Is Born, has already garnered almost 400 million streams on Spotify and 300 million views on YouTube. The song, written by Andrew Wyatt, Anthony Rossomando, Mark Ronson and Lady Gaga who also sings the track with Bradley Cooper has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media, a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and is nominated once again on Sunday night for an Oscar for Best Original Song.
As the highly anticipated performance on the Oscars looms, two of our favorite rising country artists decided to record and cover the smash hit, putting a spin on it that is truly all their own. Available everywhere today, Jimmie Allen and Abby Anderson take on Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s roles respectively. Allen starts the song, and from the very first notes his sultry voice pulls you in and his unique runs will have the listener ready to hit replay again and again.
Anderson’s rasp is sweet and powerful, as she hits the chorus she proves her vocal chops. They softly sing together, accompanied by a piano and a solo acoustic guitar. “Shallow” has been performed by Lady Gaga alone as well as a duet with Bradley Cooper in Las Vegas but her most recent performance on the Grammy Awards was raw and ruthless, Allen and Anderson’s version is more subtle, allowing each and every note to be heard and appreciated.
Take a listen to the track below and join us in rooting for “Shallow” to win Best Original Song this weekend at The Oscars which airs live from L.A on Sunday, Feb 24 at 8:00 PM EST.
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