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24 July 2018, 10:54 | Updated: 24 July 2018, 13:33
Allow us to introduce you to some of the most beautiful harmonies in a movie musical, featuring the angelic vocals of Amanda Seyfried.
Amanda Seyfried once again takes on the role of Sophie, alongside Meryl Streep and Lily James, in the sequel to Mamma Mia! – and somehow, her voice is even more impressive than it was in the previous film.
Seyfried, who trained as a singer before turning to acting, almost became an opera singer instead of an actress.
In 2015, she told Celebs Now magazine: “[My biggest regret is] quitting opera-singing training when I was 17. That had been my passion before acting took over and I wish I had stuck with it.”
So do we, Amanda, so do we. Her trembling voice cuts through beautifully in the penultimate chorus of ‘My Love, My Life’, and her harmonies with Meryl Streep on the line ‘like reflections of your mind’ are truly shiver-inducing.
Try not to cry… we have already failed.