How many times have we heard life being compared to a road, one possessing dangerous curves, potholes and unforeseen obstacles? The metaphor is apropos on many levels, since all of us at one point or another find ourselves traveling on paths that seem destined for disaster.
If anyone had forgotten about the powerful effect a beautifully written duet can have on an audience, we were all reminded on February 24, 2019 during the Oscars when Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga wowed viewers with their intimate, emotionally stirring rendition of “Shallow,” from their film “A Star is Born.”
“I spend a lot of my time thinking,” Atticus said. “You know, about all sorts of things. Some are simple observations that make me laugh, or scratch my head. Others, well, those are the ones that often stop me in my tracks. Force me to stop and catch my breath. I know I am not alone in feeling this way. The song captures this part of the human experience.”