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Discover the Utahn behind this hit song from 'The Greatest Showman' soundtrack

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Discover the Utahn behind this hit song from 'The Greatest Showman' soundtrack

By Heather Hayes, Deseret News | Posted - Jan. 19, 2018 at 11:11 a.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY — If you thought actress Rebecca Ferguson’s voice in the Hollywood musical “The Greatest Showman” was too good to be true, you were right.

The “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” star wasn’t shy in letting the public know during interviews that her vocal skills weren’t quite up to the task of portraying one of the 19th century’s biggest singing stars.

That task, instead, belonged to former Murray resident Loren Allred, who made a name for herself in 2012 while competing on “The Voice.”

“It was the chance of a lifetime; I was thrilled to be part of it,” said Allred of the opportunity to have her voice featured in collaboration with the acting skills of Ferguson, calling the pairing “a perfect match.”

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Heather Hayes


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