Kelly Clarkson And John Legend Duet On Emotional Cover Of Tokio Hotel’s “Run Run Run”: Listen

Bradley Stern | February 25, 2015 6:00 am
Kelly Clarkson's Title Track, "Piece By Piece": Listen
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The past few songs from Kelly Clarkson‘s Piece By Piece have been colored by bubbling, radio-friendly Greg Kurstin and Jesse Shatkin beats — not so with “Run Run Run” featuring Oscar winner John Legend, the latest piece of the American Idol Queen’s forthcoming collection.

The emotional song, originally performed by Tokio Hotel, sees the two talented singers pairing up for an incredibly moving duet atop soaring orchestral strings and a drifting piano melody. This isn’t the first time the two have paired up, either: The two performed “You Don’t Know Me” by Ray Charles when acting as mentors on ABC’s Duets years ago.

The two harmonize beautifully on the somber record, making this perhaps the most devastating song to come from Piece By Piece yet.

Have a listen to “Run Run Run” below, and then listen to Tokio Hotel’s original version for comparison further down. Let us know what you think!