Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Anoop Makes a Comeback

Anoop Desai, “Always On My Mind”: 18
This was a great—if slightly surprising—song choice. But he should have dressed up a little bit. Hoodies don’t work for tender love songs.

But what is up with those split screens? You’re not “24,” kids. Stop trying to be…

Oh, and by the way, “Always On My Mind” happens to be one of my favorite songs of all time—the Pet Shop Boys version, that is. Notice that Anoop got away with this one because a Grand Ole Opry member—Johnny Cash—also recorded it.

Which begs the question. Why isn’t Willie Nelson in the Grand Ole Opry?...