Wednesday, April 9, 2008

David Cook

David Cook
David Roland Cook. Don’t be surprised if that name sounds familiar or rings a bell. David Cook is one of the 10 semi-finalists in American Idol’s seventh season. A native of Blue Springs, Missouri, the 25 year-old Cook started his foray into the world of music, singing and playing the guitar and bass guitar, when he was in second grade. His love for music continued throughout high school and in junior year, Cook and his friends pooled their talent and resources together to form a band called “Red Eye.” Red Eye became a permanent fixture in school functions and assemblies and was eventually renamed “Axium” a year later. The band became a staple in the nightclub scene and was even named as one of the country’s Top 15 Independent Bands. Axium disbanded in 2006 and Cook relocated to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He eventually moved on to join another band, named the Midwest Kings.

It was in Omaha, Nebraska where David Cook auditioned for the seventh season of American Idol, singing Bon Jovi’s “Livin on a Prayer.” Even in the audition, it was already apparent that Cook has been greatly influenced by the emo genre and lifestyle, which traces its roots back in the 80s. When Cook sang Lionel Richie’s popular hit song “Hello,” American Idol Judge Randy Jackson affirmed this observation by commenting that Cook took a pop hit and successfully transformed it into an emo one. From his fashion sense, to his hairstyle, to his musical performances and renditions in American Idol, this guy is as emo as anyone can be.

Week after week, David Cook continues to astonish the judges and the viewers alike with his surprising renditions and amazing vocal prowess. With his powerful voice and one-of-a-kind performances, who knows? He might just be your next American Idol!


Anonymous Jenny said...

id love to see this hair style on my husband.

April 15, 2008 at 7:56:00 AM PDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

this guy is not emo.
emo stands for emotional hardcore.
hardcore music is a genre that is defined by loud screamo screaming and loud jangly high pitched guitars.
the american idol judges obviously do not know what emo is.

April 26, 2008 at 11:10:00 PM PDT

Anonymous jade(: said...

i LOVE DAIVD COOK!!!! HE IS A SEXY BEAST!!! lol!!! jkjk...he is sext though...((((:

May 12, 2008 at 9:00:00 AM PDT

Anonymous emora said...

hi my name is name is too strange but i love it....i love too the emo style for ever 1 kiss hiiiiiii

May 20, 2008 at 7:38:00 AM PDT

Blogger Melissa Alejandra Rocha Guerrero said...

omg! david cook is so freaking sexy!!! i totally love him.. :P and also this blog lol :P

May 31, 2008 at 10:35:00 PM PDT

Anonymous SteffanyModeCook; said...


i love this man.

david cook. is my.


(: <3


June 23, 2008 at 3:06:00 PM PDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ohhh mann you are soo late... David Cook won the thing... a long time ago... ;)

Of course he is gorgeous people! He's David Cook....
I had the chance to meet him... He truly is amazing....

So long!

June 25, 2008 at 9:59:00 PM PDT


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