When an actor and comedian talk show host come together to sing The Star Spangled Banner, you may not expect a great performance. At best, it may be done in respectful jest, unlike Roseanne Barr’s pitiful performance in 1990. That wasn’t the case when Stephen Colbert and Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring, Insidious) took to the field during a Mets-Yankees game in New York City.
If you thought Wilson and Colbert were talented individuals before, just wait until you hear their rendition of the nation’s national anthem.
Do you need help picking your jaw off the floor? Not only was it good, the two are so in tune with one another that the duet neared perfection. Who knew Stephen Colbert, “The Late Show” host, had such a nice singing voice?
Wilson’s ability to belt out a tune has been no secret since his portrayal of Raoul in 2005’s The Phantom of the Opera.
Senior NHL Analyst Justin Bourne called it “the best performance of the anthem he’s ever heard” while Twitter user Radit (@radityaapradana) described them as a “dynamic duo.”
Damn stephen colbert and patrick wilson is a dynamic duo, sang the star spangled banner that good, just woah— Radit (@radityaapradana) June 11, 2018
The performance was so good, Dad 2.0 Summit (@dad2summit) explains, that it made it easy to overlook a glaring fashion faux pas committed by Colbert.
Amidst the craziness going on in the country and the great divide caused by the current political and social climate, it’s instances like these that are intended to remind every American of the nation’s unity.
Then again, if there’s a chance to take a jab at President Trump, you can bet at least one person is going to take the opportunity.
H/T: Huffington Post, Twitter