The song “The Lady in Red” by Chris de Burgh was performed by Kelly Clarkson at the beginning of the episode of her talk show that aired on Thursday (January 19).
With her in-house band providing support The singer belted out an overly sentimental love song.
The ballad, which served as the international breakthrough for the British-Irish artist and reached No. 1 all over the world, eventually peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the spring of 1987.
After performing the song, Kelly Clarkson requested Bryan Cranston to join her on the sofa.
Once they were there, she proceeded to play a newly discovered video dating service commercial that Cranston had made somewhere during the 1980s for Breaking Bad. After that, Rita Wilson joined them to talk about the “sing for your dinner” events that she and Tom Hanks arrange for their famous friends.
Other Kellyoke tunes that Kelly Clarkson has lately chosen to cover include Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” (featuring not one, but two pianos! ), The Offspringing’s “Come Out and Play (Keep ‘Em Separated),” Blink-182’s “All the Small Things,” and Duran Duran’s “Ordinary World.”