Saturday, April 07, 2007

American Idol Top 9: Swing, Swing, Swing

I'm not gonna even really bother with a full review of Idol because Tony Bennett week was so boring. It sounded like one long lounge act. So I'll just get to my votes and hopefully I'll have a more interesting topic tomorrow.

My votes:

Best Performance: Chris Richardson. He didn't sound as shrill and nasal as he sometimes has.

Worst Performance: Phil Stacey. If I had to use the word "pitchy", I'd use it here.

Most Improved: Sanjaya Malakar. This was a hard one. Gina did a good job, but she shouldn't have sung a ballad two weeks in a row. Haley was still like a piano act at the Carlyle. Blake really bored me as he tried too hard to inject some swing into "Mack the Knife." Lakisha, Melinda and Jordin were good as always, but didn't blow me away. I'll give most improved though to Sanjaya, NOT that he improved in a good way. He still deserves to go. But I will give him credit for now becoming absolutely cocky and smug about his personality to mask his horrible talk-singing. So grudgingly, I give Most Improved to Sanjaya for his stage presence.

2 comments:

GrooveTheory said...

You know ... it's bad that I love Chris Richardson only because I think he's cute. And meanwhile, I'm hating on these people who votes for Sanjaya only because they think he's cute. But at least -- for whatever its worth, Chris R. can REALLY sing, right?

JoJO Adam said...

If people go to the extent of starving themselves 'til Malakar's gone, I think there's a problem. Chris impressed me. And for Phil... He'll be gone before we know it.

Nice blog.