I’m not exactly the biggest American Idol fan – mainly because I really love music. Luckily, I have a DVR player, so I conduct my own little “Gong Show”. As soon as I can see the song is going to suck, I fast forward through the rest of the song, and listen to the judges.
But, this week I was pleasantly surprised by this year’s token “rocker” – James Durbin. There were some seasons that I did not watch “Idol” at all, but as far as I know, nobody has done Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming”. I think James did a great job with it. He wasn’t as over-the-top as I though he would be. I’ll keep tuning in as long as he’s on the show, and he keeps up performances like this:
And if that put you in the mood for the original, here you go: