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American Idol 7 : Why Archie will win...
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From: MSN NicknameSmigChick  (Original Message)Sent: 5/21/2008 8:28 AM
The National Insomniac Association has found their cure and have a huge phone bank set up to vote.
 
 
I think Doug played it down tonight. He needed this exposure but he never once thought he'd win something like AI, not with his particular 'alternative' bent. And winning this would lock him into something that likely wouldn't give him much creative control (and he has proven time and again that he can handle complete creative control over the arrangements and everything else). So he knows he needs to go the route of Daughtry and do his own thing. With this exposure, he's pretty likely to find a market.
 


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From: MSN Nicknamebreeze_tiogaSent: 5/21/2008 1:10 PM
The idiots on Fox and Friends were saying how David ( aka Doug ) is "grunge".... and grunge is out.
 
He's no where near grunge.  

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From: MSN Nickname-jujub-Sent: 5/21/2008 1:42 PM
Archie will win because his daddy forced him into the prototypical AI image years ago. He's cute, sweet, innocent, non-sexual so not threatening to the girlies and their grannies, and has a good voice. He's the perfect American Idol. I'll buy just as many of his albums as I've bought of Taylor Hicks, Reuben and Fantasia, not to mention that cute girl who won last year. (That would be none.)
 
Doug, on the other hand, is a musician. He's creative, edgy and has a mind of his own. He's much better off in second place (actually, third or fourth would probably have been better.) His fans are more likely to be between sixteen and sixty. They have lives, interests other than AI and responsibilities; they won't sit and vote over and over for the entire time the phones are open. However, they're also less likely to move on to the next little cutie in six months.

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From: MSN Nickname•ChickyAfternoon�/nobr>Sent: 5/21/2008 2:12 PM
Great analysis Jujub.  So true.

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From: MSN NicknameSmigChickSent: 5/21/2008 5:19 PM
Yeah, I was thinking about this last night -- Archie's dad has really pushed him big time his whole life, and this has culminated in what's considered by many to be the biggest "opportunity" for exposure and fame and all that junk, which is AI. But Archie is only 17 - he's still very green and not-yet-ready for this....maybe in another couple or so years, but not yet. That said, this whole thing is going to be too much, he's going to burn hot for a very short time, then become a has been, probably before he's old enough to legally drink. Which tells me his father has actually screwed up his chances at making it big in this industry...

I guess we'll see though.

Good analogy, jujub.

And no, Doug is NOT 'grunge'. He's 'alternative' (which covers a very wide range these days but none the less, that's what he is, imo).

But it's nice to see that Fox is consistent about hiring morons, lol.

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