Some of you have likely watched and cried after seeing the 2018 box office hit movie A Star Is Born.
An absolutely incredible movie with a powerful and heart-warming soundtrack.
And one of the most famous songs off the list, which has been featured in countless song covers and live performances is “Shallow.”
“Shallow” is a song written and performed by American singer Lady Gaga and American actor and filmmaker Bradley Cooper.
It serves as the lead single from the soundtrack to the 2018 musical romantic drama film A Star Is Born.
It is the fourth filmed version of the 1937 film, after the 1954 and the 1976 musical.
And in a video uploaded on YouTube, a very talented couple makes their own rendition of the critically-acclaimed song.
With over six million views as of writing, the song cover of Alyssa Shouse with her then-fiancé now-husband Charles Longoria is a certified hit.
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Despite his shy nature, Charles is a really talented man who prefers to work behind the scenes, supporting his girlfriend now his wife in her passion for singing.
From filming the videos, creating the tracks, producing and providing arrangements for the myriads of songs, this guy can do it all.
He takes the role of Jack played by Bradley Cooper in this song. He has the same raspy but soothing voice as the actor, and the way he plays with the guitar is just amazing.
He captures the sadness in the same hoarse manner, emptiness vivid in the way he sings the lyrics, the melancholy just seeps into his core and comes out in his performance.
Alyssa, on the other hand, is a small girl with immense talent and a big voice.
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She has that certain clarity in her loud voice as she tells the tale of Ally, portrayed by Lady Gaga.
Her voice is really perfect for the rock power ballad, as she effortlessly belts out the chorus whilst hitting the top notes easily. Her wide vocal range is evident in this performance as she strikes the lowest notes, and smashing the high notes without the need for a falsetto.
Not only is she a talented singer—she is also a songwriter and an actress!
She used to participate in school talent shows since third grade and also in competitions before launching her hit YouTube channel in 2008.
Her singing career just continued to boom until she was discovered by Jason Derulo, and signed to his music label Future History.
“Shallow” is a pivotal moment in A Star Is Born, since it speaks about Ally and Jackson’s conversations.
Gaga wrote it from Ally’s point of view with the self-aware lyrics asking each other if they are satisfied being who they are.
They s their need and drive to go deep and move away from the shallow area in their relationship. And Alyssa and Charles gave justice to the song with their performance.
The couple’s stunning duet featuring a striking harmony as their voices blended and complimented each other perfectly is really fantastic.
The way Charles took the lower part and help build up the song until the bridge to let Alyssa’s vocals shine is wonderful.
And Alyssa did an amazing job nailing the famous aria part that will give anyone goosebumps when they hear her sing.
To hear their spectacular duet, check out this video below:
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