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Old 04-29-2010, 02:17 PM   #61
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I'm hope it boils down to Lee and Crystal for the final two
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I'm hope it boils down to Lee and Crystal for the final two
I think Lee is over rated. They've been trying to make him out to be the next Daughtry since before the top 12 even started. He's no where close to being close to as good as Daughtry and he never will be. He barely even qualifies as a "rocker". His vocals are mediocre at best and he has no stage presence. Casey should even have a better career than Lee after Idol.
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This year is very disappointing........the top 4 from last year would wipe the flooor with anyone this year that wins or comes close. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I would rather suffer through an entire Kris Allen album than listen to an album from anyone this year............
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Krystal has talent, I am convinced of that- whether she wins or loses, I will probably buy her album.

There was a girl (17 yo) eliminated a few weeks ago and I thought she did some songs I would buy.

I agree Lee is overrated
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I think Kasey and Mike are overrated too. I think the 17 yo boy left is also overrated. That is not music I would buy.

The one which did straight up during hollywood week has talent- he did 2-3 songs I would buy... and that to me is important.

Few albums have 12 songs I like... Aerosmith Pump, Motley Crue Dr Feelgood, Def Leppard Hysteria and Pyromania all fall into that category (have 12 songs I like). Shania Twain, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have come close too.

So if I find 3-4 songs I like, I generally buy the album (I don't own an ipod) and I generally play on the PC and listen to Idol only (don't watch it), and the only one I am buying right now is Krystal.
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This year is very disappointing........the top 4 from last year would wipe the flooor with anyone this year that wins or comes close. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I would rather suffer through an entire Kris Allen album than listen to an album from anyone this year............
I agree with you FD. Last year we had Kris, Adam, Danny and Allison in the top 4. All interesting personalities and good singers yet so different. This year has been kind of a snooze fest.

I do like Crystal but she frankly wasn't great last week with Shania Twain's song book. She did great with "Me and My Bobby McGee" and "Give Me One Reason" so I'm still holding out hope.

I'm hoping Sinatra week (next week's theme) and Harry Connick, Jr. as a mentor will be entertaining. I am a big Sinatra fan and will be very unhappy if they don't do him justice. One of the greatest singers EVER.
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This year is very disappointing........the top 4 from last year would wipe the flooor with anyone this year that wins or comes close. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I would rather suffer through an entire Kris Allen album than listen to an album from anyone this year............

I totally agree but if awards were given for sex appeal I'd be calling in for Casey Jones !
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I think Lee is over rated. They've been trying to make him out to be the next Daughtry since before the top 12 even started. He's no where close to being close to as good as Daughtry and he never will be. He barely even qualifies as a "rocker". His vocals are mediocre at best and he has no stage presence. Casey should even have a better career than Lee after Idol.

I suppose, I picture him more of a Nickelback or Lifehouse lead singer type. Rod Stewart type of voice.
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I agree with you FD. Last year we had Kris, Adam, Danny and Allison in the top 4. All interesting personalities and good singers yet so different. This year has been kind of a snooze fest.

I agree, I have purchased (at least 1 song) from all 4 of them off itunes.
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I totally agree but if awards were given for sex appeal I'd be calling in for Casey Jones !
Hey Moe, I think you mean Casey James. "Casey Jones" was the title of a Greatful Dead song that was more awesome than anything we've seen on Idol this year so far. We'll never hear it on Idol though. The lyric "driving that train, high on cocaine" is a sure deal breaker.

Oh, by the way, I agree Casey James is hot!
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, by the way, I agree Casey James is hot!

You are right on both aspects . It is Casey James and he is smoking hot ! If only I was forty years younger and fifteen pounds thinner I'd be a Casey James groupie !
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This year is very disappointing........the top 4 from last year would wipe the flooor with anyone this year that wins or comes close. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I would rather suffer through an entire Kris Allen album than listen to an album from anyone this year............
Considering how close FD and I have been on Idol over the years, it doesn't sound like I'm missing anything by not watching.

Anybody want to make the case that I should watch the final epsiodes?
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Considering how close FD and I have been on Idol over the years, it doesn't sound like I'm missing anything by not watching.

Anybody want to make the case that I should watch the final epsiodes?
Krystal (Crystal?) has a sound I have not heard in a long time- if ever.

I likened it to Trick Pony when I described it to my wife, but even that is a difficult comparison. If she is not in the finals, don't bother watching. I believe she is a rare talent.
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Krystal (Crystal?) has a sound I have not heard in a long time- if ever.

I likened it to Trick Pony when I described it to my wife, but even that is a difficult comparison. If she is not in the finals, don't bother watching. I believe she is a rare talent.
Well, there's Bonnie Raitt and Janice Joplin, she sounds like either one, depending on the song..........

I agree she should win...........but she's no Allison Iraheta...........
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Krystal (Crystal?) has a sound I have not heard in a long time- if ever.

I likened it to Trick Pony when I described it to my wife, but even that is a difficult comparison. If she is not in the finals, don't bother watching. I believe she is a rare talent.

Ya she has a unique sound, and some real talent. I just didn't enjoy her voice, in the same way that people didn't like Bob Dylan's or Johnny Cash's voice even though millions of others did.
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The heck with the contestants; will the producers be bringing back KISS and Santana to perform at the finale?
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The heck with the contestants; will the producers be bringing back KISS and Santana to perform at the finale?
Oh yeah. Last year's finale was so much fun. Queen, Kiss, Cindy Lauper, Steve Martin, Santana. DH and I had relatives in from out of town who had never seen Idol before. They loved it! Natch, I was bummed Adam lost, but hey, it's only Idol
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I wasn't as involved this season for many reasons - lots of personal stuff going on. I tuned in tonight and was so happy I did. IMHO, Crystal was beyond amazing. She blew me away, particularly with this song.

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I thought it was a wonderful finale, and I'm sad that this year's AI is done.
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DH watches AI, I just listen to it from the study. Sometimes I go see who is singing. Tonight, I just listened. I like both Lee and Crystal, but she blew him away tonight, IMHO.
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I think Crystal is considerably more talented. However, I think Lee's fan base has grown a lot for some reason over the last few weeks and will likely win.
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