“Can’t Help Falling in Love” is a 1961 classic hit of the King of Rock & Roll Elvis Presley. It is originally a pop ballad based on the 18th-century classical French love song. The song was considered to be Elvis’ most popular love tune, and it is the tune that closed his concerts especially during the 1970’s. Additionally, “Can’t Help Falling in Love” is one of his most covered songs and continues to be a favorite up until now.
In 2017, American a capella and three-time Grammy Award-winning group Pentatonix recorded and released their version of the song. The track is one of the featured songs of the group on their 2017 album PTX Vol. IV – Classics. Interestingly, it debuted at no. 4 on the Billboard 200 Chart while no. 2 on the Top Album Sales and Digital Albums Charts.
Their performance was heavenly and completely melodious. It is a slow, and harmony-driven version that highlights the vocals of each member. With the poignant and evocative vocal ability of the group, the song starts with a sweet, mellow tune following a glorious harmony. Each member of the group connects with the others producing a brilliant product of a beautiful arrangement.
Indeed, Pentatonix rendered a distinct tune that added a new flavor to the song. The performance was intimate and heartfelt, and it will surely tug at your heartstrings once you hear the beautiful tune.
Here’s a part of the famous pop ballad popularized by Elvis Presley in the 60’s:
Wise men say only fools rush in
But I can’t help falling in love with you
Shall I stay?
Would it be a sin
If I can’t help falling in love with you? Like a river flows surely to the sea
Darling, so it goes
Some things are meant to be
Take my hand, take my whole life too
For I can’t help falling in love with you
Watch a capella group Pentatonix channel their inner Elvis Presley with a sweet, mellow version of “Can’t Help Falling in Love”:
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