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AMERICAN IDOL XIV: Joey Cook performs on AMERICAN IDOL XIV on Thursday, March 12 (- PM ET/PT) on FOX. Charlie XCX)’s “Fancy” — Grade: A- | The most fearless, creative performance of the season thus far — Joey took a Postmodern Jukebox arrangement of the ubiquitous rap hit and took the audience on an unexpected sonic adventure.
” I mean, when Qaasim is whirling and twirling and getting us caught up in his outsized energy, his vocals become a secondary consideration.
But watching him stuck mostly to a mic stand and strumming his guitar tonight, I was struck hard by the guy’s inconsistent pitch and woeful enunciation (I swear I only understood every fifth or sixth word).
So c’mon and be kind, pay no mind to Keith’s unspeakable “we’ll see you next week” prediction, and instead — by avoiding text votes and saving yourself the cost of a cup of coffee — help a child get back to his education!
Quentin Alexander – Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” — Grade: B | I’ve got to be honest and admit that the almost tribal percussion and subdued backing vocals erased the relentless propulsion from Adele’s glorious hit — and that Quentin hit a dozen or so notes that made me say “Hrmmm.” That said, the end result remained weirdly beautiful and uniquely Quentin’s… And should the judges have used their only Save of the season?
Qaasim Middleton – Paul Mc Cartney & Wings’ “Jet” — Grade: C- | Keith’s credibility went “poof” and disappeared like a magician’s dove the minute he said “I loved it!
Sure, Clark ticked all the boxes — he sang in tune, looked handsome, played the piano very well — but where was the fresh twist or sense of spiritual urgency?
The more I think about it, the more I’d rather see Clark swing for a homer and completely miss (like Jax, for example) than to go for the bunt and leave us wondering “Is this all there is?
The premature end to her journey — and yes, I know Wednesday’s “Love Runs Out” was way below par, but still…
— has left my heart like a sad balloon floating two inches off the ground behind the bleachers, the one that the high-school janitors missed in their post-prom cleanup.