Idol Rich: Results, Adam Lambert and...uh, Polyphonic Spree?
So, I'm sitting there watching Idol, getting ready for the results portion (which also generally includes already-famous people performing songs that I'm sure the contestants would much rather watch when they're not waiting to find out if they're "safe"), with Seacrest being all dramatic and shit, when I heard the strains of a familiar song.
I looked up thinking, "Aw, hell naw."
There were the Top Nine in the Ford-sponsored, Ford-featuring music video with the Dallas' own Polyphonics Spree's "Light and Day/Reach for the Sun" serving as the music. The Idols planted trees and drove through a re-greened Los Angeles while drowning The Polyphonic Spree's normally infectious happy anthem in mediocrity. Then they stood and pointed at all the aforementioned trees and buildings. It was a lackluster rendition at best -- as though they'd recorded it whilst behind the wheel, seated and road-weary. But whatever. Think of all the new Spree fans that will be born when Idol watchers go listen to the real deal.
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