So far, she’s released her lovey-dovey, Jimmy Eat World-y “Heartbeat Song,” the Sia-penned empowerment anthem “Invincible” and her deeply personal title track, “Piece By Piece.” And now, we’ve arrived at “Run, Run, Run” — which is sadly not a cover of Nicole Scherzinger‘s “Run,” but rather a cover of Tokio Hotel‘s “Run, Run, Run.”

To aid her in tackling the emotional tune, she’s recruited the talented (and ACADEMY AWARD WINNING) John Legend — who, quite unsurprisingly, makes for a perfect companion on the moving album standout.

Kelly requires no modern production or trendy radio tricks, which is largely why “Run, Run, Run” is so compelling: The song organically builds along a slow-moving piano melody and gorgeous orchestral strings, leading all the way to what is a genuinely epic-feeling climax. Guh! Emotions. Don’t look back, Kelly!

If ever there were a song on Piece By Piece that deserves a full bells ‘n whistles treatment for a major live performance at an award show or something, it’s probably this one — orchestra and all.

All of the tears. What’d you think of the song, Chrissy?

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Same.

And, just in case you’re curious, here’s how the song originally sounds.

“Run, Run, Run” was released on February 25. (iTunes)