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My Hope For Megan Joy


It's probably pretty obvious by now that I have a small obsession with American Idol. What you might not know though is that I also have a small obsession with Fiona Apple. So I am going to combine these two worlds and suggest that Megan Joy, Megan Corkrey, Megan Joy Corkrey . . oh whatever the hell she is going by these days . . I'm just going to call her Megan Apple. I'm going to call her this because this is the artist I see Megan becoming.

A lot of hype surrounds Adam Lambert (and for good reason!) and even still Danny (my steam might be dying a little) Gokey, but I feel Megan is a bit under appreciated. Megan is unique and already has that appeal that goes along with stand-out artists. From her whimsical colored tattoos that cover most of her right arm, to her interesting twists on words (like "night" in mid-night), to her weird little dance moves . . these defining "trademark" characteristics make her someone I am interested in, and, therefore, someone I would like to see go far in the Idol competition.

So, Megan, I suggest to you to keep doin' what you're doin' girl. Except, perhaps, I would like to see you do something a little bit more acoustical (if that is a word), lights dimmed, and one guy standing off to the side picking an instrument for minor accompaniment. You may not have the strongest voice, but your unique identity is what makes you special.

Mo-Town is this week and I'm not sure about this for her, but when the opportunity comes up, I would like to see Megan channel her inner-Fiona and do something like "Extraordinary Machine." (link posted below). Indeed, you will see the comparisons, right down to the funny little hand gestures.


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  1. Anonymous3/25/2009

    Yeah, I like Megan too. Just not sure if she's got the voice to carry her. But as Kara always says, "She is a Package Artist!" Ha!

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  2. I know. That "package artist" comment gets a little old sometimes. I'm still waiting for Megan's break-out moment! In the meantime, can we please just get rid of Sarver already!? I'm getting tired of saying it. :-)

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