Fallin' and Flyin'

Album: Crazy Heart: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • Bridges performed this song, written by Stephen Bruton and Gary Nicholson, for his Academy Award-winning role as Otis "Bad" Blake in the movie Crazy Heart (2009). The soundtrack features a solo version from Bridges and a duet with Colin Farrell, who performed the song with him at the end of the movie.
  • Farrell and Bridges surprised over 13,000 Country-music fans when they crashed a Toby Keith concert to perform this song for their pivotal concert scene in the movie.

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