A promo following Wednesday’s cliffhanger-happy midseason finale of Nashville confirmed that Kelly Clarkson will appear as herself in the January 15 installment of ABC’s drama. She’ll record “Fade Into You” – a song co-written by characters Gunnar (Sam Palladio) and Scarlett (Clare Bowen) in season 1.
And fun fact: Clarkson has covered Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You” as well. Watch opposing performances of songs called “Fade Into You” (because why the heck not?) below:
Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen perform “Fade Into You” live at the Grand Ole Opry:
Kelly Clarkson sings Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You”:
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