Alicia Keys‘ “Fallin’” may always be one of those songs that you automatically sing every single time you hear it. The beauty of timeless music! VH1 Storytellers: Alicia Keys aired tonight, and in case you missed it the full episode is available online, here. It’s only right we share the exclusive of the singer’s debut breakout song. It sounds as good live as it does on the album.
Alicia knows this song will forever be one of her greatest hits. There’s a lot of pressure to nail this every single time. Hey, critics can be harsh. But Alicia is no rookie. She’s had 11 years to nail “Fallin’” in any imaginable way the instruments are arranged, or even acapella. Her face says it all the 0:09-0:13 second mark. She’s hitting the fallin’ note as if it could save lives. At the end she lets her backup singers carry the tune as she presses her fingers into the keys. We’ve “Fallin’” all over again for Mrs. Keys singing this song.