7. Alex Lushington
I like this girl's youth and her energy, and her voice has a very nice tone, but, like Simon, I'm not yet convinced she's the real deal. It's possible she's a fresher version of Melinda -- also possible she's not. Guess we'll have to wait and see.
8. Amanda Overmyer
I was curious what Amanda was going to choose to sing, and I'm not sure I think her selection was the wisest. I thought the performance was all over the place, and since I wasn't familiar with the song, I had no interest in following along with the scary girl who was yelling at me. I think Amanda can be amazing in this competition -- but she's gotta start picking the right songs.
9. Cady Malloy
This girl does a killer Britney impression, is gorgeous (doesn't she look like Maggie Grace from Lost?) and has a lovely tone to her voice, so why she chose to go uber-Debbie Downer on us tonight is a mystery. My initital concern with Cady was that she didn't have the high notes -- that concern has yet to be alleviated.
10. Kristy Lee Cook
You know that same-same thing I was talking about? This performance defines it. Kristy had such spunk in her initial audition -- tonight she really was robot-esque. Granted, going first is always difficult, and, as we heard, she's sick, but girl you gotta suck it up! She's a shoo-in to make it through the week, but if she doesn't come back firing next week she's in serious trouble.
11. Joanne Borgella
This was probably the biggest disappointment of the night for me, as I had high hopes for the likable plus-size model. Unfortunately, she savaged her song and even acknowledged the fact that she's not a soul singer. Well then, what use do we have for you Joanne?
12. Amy Davis
Quite possibly the worst semi-final performance in history, this was tragic from beginning to end. The song choice, the voice, the make-up -- wrong, wrong, wrong. Hope you enjoyed your brief trip to Idol-land, Amy, 'cause it's about to come to an abrupt end.
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Thursday, February 14, 2008
7. Alex Lushington
Posted by Idol Thoughts at 2/14/2008 04:54:00 AM