Then why did all the contestants sing 'the best from the 70s, 80s and 90s'?
Seriously, Eurythmics? Whitney Houston? Queen?
I mean, if you heard that on the radio, you’d switch over, right? (Except, I guess, on those drunken trips home in the back of a taxi, in which case you’d sing along…) So why choose those songs for teh idol?
And also, any contestant that makes the little telephone hand-sign thingo (you know, the “call me” hand-sign – thumb to the ear, pinky to the mouth) when Andrew G is reading out their vote-line number is GUARANTEED not to get my vote.
Not that I would vote. But those that do the hand-sign, double-guaranteed never to get my vote.
Further, looks like we haven’t learnt anything from previous seasons of Idol (ie, those who
Marty Worrell 2:
Courtney Murphy 2:
Shannon Noll 2 (ok, with a Guinness chaser):
Looks a bit like he’s been hit in the back of the head with a 2x4…
Tarni Stephens 2:
Note to Tarni 2: wearing a sleeveless, strapless top for a head and shoulders photo shoot makes you look nude.
And yes, I intend to continue watching.