Eurydice (eurydice72) wrote,
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American Idol, top 9 redux



I can't believe Adam is mentoring already, lol. Though I do think it's funny he's doing it on Elvis night.

1. Crystal Bowersox - I love how she really played up the gospel tones to this, and still managed to rock it out. There was a few wavery notes when she slowed it down, but those smoothed out almost immediately. Rock solid as always.

2. Andrew Garcia - I have to say, I hate the way this was slowed down. Adam nailed it when he said it was boring. I'm going to bet it turns a lot of people off.

3. Tim Urban - This is one of my favorite Elvis songs ever. It's just so damn pretty. I think that's why I liked this as much as I did. Not better than Crystal, not in a million years, but one of Tim's better performances.

4. Lee Dewyze - A solid performance from Lee. His vocals were great this week, but there just never felt like there was any kind of build to the song.

5. Aaron Kelly - If the singer is having doubts if the song is right for them, that should be a sign for them that the SONG IS WRONG FOR YOU. I want Aaron to be done. I'm so bored with him. Kara is just high in her response, lol.

6. Siobhan Magnus - As much as I love Siobhan, I did not like the first 2/3's of this song. She didn't really come to life until she switched it up and belted it out. Though I do love how she takes the criticism and then turns it around to make herself sound even more with it.

7. Michael Lynche - Oh, I think this would be a great song choice for him. I want him to knock it out. And it was wonderful. Understated and heartfelt. Maybe not the most charismatic performance, but so damn real.

8. Katie Stevens - The vocals were definitely solid, but I got the whole vibe of wind-up doll from her tonight. Like..."Oh, I have to cross here on this lyric" and "I should point here." Too choreographed and fake.

9. Casey James - If you've been given the pimp spot, why wouldn't you do a real showstopper of a number? I thought it was a good song choice for him, but not for the competition. There just wasn't a ton to do vocally, and it...kind of bored me.

MY TOP THREE
1. Crystal
2. Michael
3. Lee

MY BOTTOM THREE
1. Andrew
2. Aaron
3. Katie

WHO SHOULD BE GOING HOME TOMORROW
I think Andrew is a given, since two will be going. The other spot? I'll say Aaron, if only because there are only three girls left and Katie's vocals were more solid.
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