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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Preview Their ‘Shallow’ Duet

Check out a teaser of their emotional duet.

Written by Chris Parton
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Preview Their ‘Shallow’ Duet
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 01: Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks perform onstage for Loretta Lynn: An All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Bridgestone Arena on April 1, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media, LLC)

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have recorded a new version of the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper duet, “Shallow,” previewing the track on PeopleTV.

After freestyling an acoustic version during an off-the-cuff moment on Brooks’ Inside Studio G facebook show in March, it appears the husband and wife hit makers have worked up a more refined studio recording. Brooks was chatting with People’s Nancy O’Dell for a recent episode, touching on a range of topics including his attempt to step down from the Entertainer of the Year category at this year’s CMA Awards, when he and Yearwood offered their host a real treat… To watch them record “Shallow” right then and there.

Looking at each other as they stood at microphones and sang, the pair are both lost in the moment — and Yearwood’s voice bounds gracefully and emotionally from one note to the next. The studio version may end up on Brooks’ long-awaited Fun album, and in the same segment he explained how Cooper came to watch one of Brooks’ concerts, apparently prepping for his rock-star role in A Star Is Born (which includes “Shallow”). Who knew that Brooks may have had some influence on Cooper’s performance?

“He kept talking about ear monitors, which was weird,” Brooks said with a chuckle. “I don’t know if it was already written in the movie, but he noticed I didn’t wear them, and I told him that the reason I didn’t wear them was I can’t hear [the audience].”

Even if Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s studio version of “Shallow” is included on the Fun album, there’s no telling when fans will get to hear it. After working on the project for more than two years, Brooks has yet to set a release date — instead telling fans the album is done and ready to go, but will be held back due to the coronavirus pandemic.