By Michael Slezak
Updated April 26, 2010 at 03:04 PM EDT

Image Credit: Michael Becker/Fox;Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Image Yee-haw! It’s Shania Twain Week on American Idol. Yet while the dormant country superstar proved to be a fabulous guest judges during the season 9 Chicago audition episode, I can’t help but feel that the show’s remaining six contestants will be navigating a minefield choosing from the pre-approved list of 50 Shania tracks currently streaming at iTunes (and listed after the jump). Past history has already shown us the perils of tackling some of Twain’s campier, uptempo tunes on the Idol stage: In season 5, early front-runner Mandisa got the boot after tanking on “Any Man of Mine,” while season 4 victor Carrie Underwood didn’t exactly have an Idol moment on “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” Which is why I pity the fool who chooses “That Don’t Impress Me Much” and finds him- or herself attempting to pull off the “Okay, so you’re Brad Pitt” spoken-word interlude. (Insert silent shudder here.) If Ken Warwick has any kind of soul, he’ll limit the use of that track (and perhaps “Nah!”) to the results-show group “performance.”

Either way, though, the show must go on. Here’s my dream set-list for Tuesday night. When you’re done reading, suggest your own in the comments below. And to get all my Idol news and commentary, follow me on Twitter @EWMichaelSlezak!

Casey James: “There Goes the Neighborhood

Lee DeWyze: “You’re Still the One” (time for this cat to go “vulnerable” already!)

Siobhan Magnus: “Waiter! Bring Me Water!

High School Student Aaron Kelly: “Up!

Michael Lynche: “Forever and for Always

Full List of “Shania Twain Week” Songs at iTunes

“All Fired up, No Place to Go”

“Amneris’ Letter”

“Any Man of Mine”

“Black Eyes, Blue Tears”

“Come On Over”

“Crime of the Century”

“Dance with the One Who Brought You”


“Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)”

“(Don’t Gimme That) Once Over”

“Forever and for Always”

“From This Moment On”

“God Bless the Child”

“Home Ain’t Where His Heart Is (Anymore)”

“Honey I’m Home”

“I Ain’t No Quitter”

“If It Don’t Take Two”

“(If You’re Not In It For Love) I’m Outta Here!”

“I’m Gonna Getcha Good!”

“I’m Holdin’ On to Love (To Save My Life)”

“I’m Jealous”

“It Only Hurts When I’m Breathing”

“It’s Alright (Club Mix)”


“Lost My Heart”

“Love Gets Me Every Time”

“Man! I Feel Like a Woman”


“No One Needs to Know”

“Party for Two”

“Rock this Country!”

“She’s Not Just a Pretty Face”


“Thank you Baby! (For Makin’ Someday Come So Soon)”

“That Don’t Impress Me Much”

“There Goes the Neighborhood”


“Waiter! Bring Me Water!”

“Whatever You Do! Don’t!”

“What Made You Say That”


“When You Kiss Me”

“When You Kiss Me (Green)”

“Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?”

“Wild & Wicked”

“The Woman in Me (Needs the Man in You)”

“You Lay a Whole Lot of Love on Me”

“You Win My Love”

“You’re Still the One”

“You’ve Got a Way”