David Cook, “Dare You to Move”: 18
So this isn’t the song that all the sites were reporting he had chosen, but when I heard he was doing this, I got excited--until I heard it. Was it just me or did it seem really short? He should’ve got off the verse quicker because his lower register was wavering all over the place. I think he might’ve killed his voice with the first one.
And finally, the producers’ choices…
David Archuleta, “Longer”: 14
As Paula said, it was “very lovely,” but did anyone else nod off? What were the producers thinking?