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Thank heavens the judges used the save on Sam Woolf last week.
His performance for the save song, Babylon, was spectacular. His voice sounded smooth and creamy – like butter -and he moved flawlessly around the stage.
Sam – please put the guitar away. You sing monumentally better without it. When you have it in hand, it infringes on your space and just complicates and, even worse, distracts the listener from the beauty of your vocal tone.
Your voice has a contemporary sound mixed with retro mixed with classical. This distinctive tone needs needs to be further highlighted if you wish to make full advantage of your save.
The guitar is holding you back – we need to hear your beautiful vocal ability. Put it away for a bit! Please! With sugar on top!
What say you, dear readers? Were you as taken as I was when you heard Sam sing sans guitar. His potential – to me – seemed more potent.
Wednesday’s show will be a “tell-all”. This is what I do enjoy about American Idol – watching the underdog emerge into a verifiable star.