Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Love Me Tender : American Idol

There are certain artists who probably shouldn't be covered on American Idol. Elvis is the biggest name in music history. You have to be good to sing Elvis.

Last night, David Archuleta proved that HE is GOOD!!!

His version of "Love Me Tender" was, by far, the very best performance of the night and possibly David A's best all season! OUTSTANDING!

David Cook was rough on his first song ["Hungry Like the Wolf" by Duran Duran] He came back strong on "Baba O'Reilly" by The Who. Alot of people don't know the song title, per se; but everyone knows that song. It was a good pick to finish the evening for him.

Syesha is doing better. I had high hopes for "Proud Mary". Tina Turner is another artist who is almost untouchable, but Syesha gave it a shot. She looked great and sounded great, but her choreography didn't live up to her hype. Tina is 69 and could still dance Syesha [or anyone else] under the table. ;-) Her second song, "Change is Gonna Come" was very good . . . and very emotional for her. We are seeing her mature before our eyes.

Jason . . . pack your bags! Jason seems less interested each week. Of all the Bob Marley songs, he picks "I Shot the Sheriff" ??? What about "One Love" . . . the quintessential Marley song? His follow up, "Mr Tambourine Man" was pitiful. If your head is not in the game at this point, and you don't know the lyrics, it's time to go home. You're cute, Jason! Good Luck!

1 comment:

Sarah McBride said...

I have to agree with jason going home. It was almost embarassing last night watching him.

but the others were very good. I would have to say that David Archeletta won the night.