Yes, I kinda like American Idol. It's rather addicting. Last season will be hard to top, but I'm enjoying several singers this season so far. Of the noteworthy performances
from the last two nights:Blake Lewis
sang Keane's "Somewhere Only We Know". Now, this is a more mellow song that could be boring if not sung well, but Blake really did well. After the first six guys gave weak and/or average performances, he came out and gave the best performance of the night. He's a definite top 12 contender.
That said, my personal favorite of the guys is Chris Sligh
. His song choice was the most unusual of the night; he sang "Typical" by Mute Math
, a rock band that I'm not familiar with. He did a good job of it. One interesting thing about Chris is his sarcastic, dry sense of humor. Tonight he mentioned how the basic goal of the show is to be able to sing "Do I Make You Proud", and later, after some odd criticism from Simon…