Kacey Musgraves Covers Classic Elvis Presley Song & It's Stunning

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Kacey Musgraves shared a brief snippet of her spin on one of Elvis Presley’s most famous songs in an upcoming biopic about the legendary artist. Musgraves performs her cover of “Can’t Help Falling in Love” on the movie’s star-studded soundtrack. Posting a 30-second clip on her social media channels on Thursday (May 26), the “justified” singer reflected on what it was like to cover the classic 1960s track:

“Re-imagining one of the most iconic songs in history was such an honor and adventure,” Musgraves wrote in her caption, in part, as she shared a snippet of her first take. “This is one of those songs that will always stand the test of flash and trends. One that feels like there couldn’t possibly have been a time when it didn’t exist.”

Musgraves’ cover quickly earned praise from fans and from others in the music industry, including Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers and singer-songwriter and producer Shane McAnally. Elvis aims to take “a look at the life of the legendary rock and roll star, Elvis Presley,” its synopsis reads. It stars Tom Hanks, Austin Butler and Olivia DeJonge. It’s set to release on June 24. Listen to Musgraves’ rendition of “Can’t Help Falling in Love” here: