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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Top 11 Performance Show: Casey Takes a Swing on the "Grapevine"

It’s Motown time. Please let them pick some different songs this year. Please let them pick some different songs this year…

Please, Pia, don’t do “I’ll Be There” just because Mariah Carey did. Please show some range…

#Tylerism Alert: “[Motown] just made me want to make out with girls back then. It was the rhythm of the kiss.”

Let’s do this thing!

Casey Abrams, “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”: 18
I’m not going to lie to you. I was disappointed with the song choice since we hear it every year. But the arrangement was hot and he nailed it. But I really wish he would stop it with those eyes!

And let me take just a minute to point out that the Ray Chew backup singers are SO much better than the Rickey Minor backup singers in years past…