Recap of last night, including the Haley bashings. Scotty and James sing Start A Band. It was cute and more fun than most of the group numbers. I wish I could say the same for Gunpowder and Lead, Lauren and Haley’s duo. Not terrible, but seeing the two together really highlights the skills that Haley possesses and Lauren lacks. After last night’s Trouble, you’d think they’d steer clear of songs where Lauren should act tough.
Ryan announces that the Idols will be singing Carole King songs. This week, there will be both a solo and a duet performance. They start with the solos.
Up first is Jacob, who chooses Oh No Not My Baby. The performance had a frantic quality to it, which is probably reflective of how the diva is feeling at the minute. Oh wait, if he goes home it’s America’s fault. Right, Jacob? After the performance he says he thinks he’s done what the judges wanted. I just want him to go home.
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