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American Idol: Season 5 Encores

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American Idol: Ray Mickshaw/FOX

American Idol: Season 5 Encores

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
RCA
genre:
Pop

We gave it a C

To be honest, I don’t even remember Melissa McGhee, but her take on Heart’s ”What About Love” is a perfectly generic cover that kicks off an entire album’s worth of expertly crafted mediocrity. With about 10,000 various effects and vocal backing tracks present, it’s hard to even tell most of the saccharine crooners apart on American Idol: Season 5 Encores, although I suppose Chris Daughtry should be given some sort of cookie for singing both Bon Jovi’s and Sambora’s parts on ”Wanted Dead or Alive.”