The past two nights I’ve been tweeting during the performances of the Top 24 on American Idol. I’m not much for the Twitter, but found it kind of fun. However, for those of you who don’t follow @cootiehog, here are the tweets (from last to first) to sift through:
I like Elise’s tone. Sounds a bit like Alison moyet, who i love. #idol
Jessica’s nervous but good! Very Jennifer hudsonesque. #idol
(RE: Shannon) I feel like I’m watching a pageant right now. #idol
(RE: Shannon) KATHY TROCCOLI? Is it 1984? #idol
Why is Haley singing the harmony part? #idol
Hollie finished strong but the beginning was a trainwreck. #idol
(RE: Hollie) Uh oh. A song with no melody. Oh wait… #idol
What’s with all the girls from Texas? #idol
Are they using in ears? They need to be. #idol
(RE: Baylie) We have our winner….erm, no. She must be REALLY nervous. #idol
Why is Schuyler wearing an iceskating costume? #idol
Hallie’s voice reminds me of Paloma Faith. #idol
Hallie is great. But i have to admit i loved Adam Lambert’s version of this a couple yrs ago. #idol
(RE: Brielle) Who talked her into this awful arrangement? Too low, then too high. #idol
Not a Brielle fan either. She seems entitled. Perhaps it’s because her mother is a stage mom. #idol
As much as i love Jen’s shoes, she’s not doing well. Sad. #idol
LOVE her shoes! #idol
Love Jen hirsh. Have high hopes! #idol
Erica’s vibrato is just like Cher’s. #idol
(RE: Erica) Oh no. Heart? I hate power ballads from the 80s. #idol
Not a country fan, but Chelsea did well for the opener.
Time to tweet the girls. #idol
I liked Jermaine. Glad he’s back. $1000 says he sings One Million Ways sometime this season if America keeps him around. #idol
Other than his pronunciation of “through” Joshua was spot on perfect! #idol
Yay Heejun! Love him. #idol
Perhaps Eben should have waited for puberty before auditioning? Sweet kid though. #idol
In the Air is a classic that doesn’t need rearrangement, Philip. Thanks for keeping the chorus intact. That part sounds good. #idol
Is Creighton Sam Harris’s kid? #idol #anyonerememberstarsearch
Popcorn has been made for remainder of show. #idol
Where’s the soap to wash my ears out? I did not like that version by Jeremy. #idol
(RE: Jeremy) Did they ever show this kid during auditions? Never seen him before. #idol
Good job Colton! #idol
I liked Colton last season during auditions, so I’m looking forward to hearing him tonight now that he made the top 12 guys list. #idol
(RE: Deandre) Never been a fan of falsetto. This one is not winning me over. #americanidol
Adam was better than Reed but sounded like the dude from The Commitments only not as good.
Oh Reed. U are no Sheila E. Trying way to hard and the hips come off as disturbing. #AMERICANIDOL
And tonite i shall be tweeting the American Idol men.
All in all, there were only a couple standouts for me. I really liked the performances by Jessica, Erica and Hallie. I hope that Jen Hirsh has enough of a following to stay. I don’t much care for the rest.
As for the boys, I liked the performances by Heejun, Colton, Joshua and Jermaine. It’s almost guaranteed that Phillip will stay.
Other than that, I’d say the Top 13 is still a wide open field between the remaining contestants. Tonight they’ll be culling the group from 24 to 13 (!) and it’s gonna be a bloody night of dead dream corpses laying all over that stage.