Tear-Jerking 'Shake It Out' May Be the Best 'Glee' Cover Ever (VIDEO)

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'Glee' Shake it Out

I hopped on the Glee train about halfway through season one and have been hands down addicted ever since. With that said, I have to say that no contest last night's rendition of Florence + The Machine's "Shake it Out" sung by Mercedes, Santana, and Tina was the best song I've ever heard on the show. I know, bold statement. And yes, I watched Blaine sing "Somebody That I Used to Know" last week.

Why this song for BEST song? Well, I'll tell you one thing -- it's not just because of the powerful message of strength the girls were sending to Coach Beiste.

First things first, watch the "Shake it Out" performance:

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I'm gonna be real, watching this scene last night made me tear up. OK, that's a lie. I pretty much full-on bawled my eyes out. Maybe it could be because of the happenings in my life right now, but I'm gonna attribute it more so to the over-the-top epically brilliant performance. This song rocks because of the harmonies. This song rocks because of the sheer quality of the three voices involved. These are three very talented women who know how to use "their instrument," as my high school chorus instructor would say.

This performance brings me back to the reason I started to love Glee in the first place. Ryan Murphy and the crew did an amazing job casting this show from day 1. It's songs like this that make me hopeful that no matter who leaves come graduation day -- we'll still see fantastic performances in season 4.

What did you think of "Shake It Out"? Do you have a favorite performance from season 3?

 

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