The Top 4 perform the standards

Matt Rapley rolled out the door last week leaving us with four remaining contestants on Canadian Idol.

The contestants each get to sing two songs tonight to make a lasting impression and earn their votes towards a place in the top three.

Helping out the Idols this week is Paul Anka who certainly has enough experience in the standards to be qualified.

First up to perform this week is Carly Rae Jepsen who is sure to be in her element this week.

Carly Rae Jepsen
1-866-943-6501
Ella Fitzgerald - Priceless Jazz Collection 1: Ella Fitzgerald - My Heart Belongs to Daddy My Heart Belongs to Daddy
I don’t think this the best Carly has ever performed and hope that her second song choice is better than the first. Jake thought she didn’t disappoint and thinks she should be in the semi finals. Farley loves her shoes and the performance. Sass loves the shoes too and thinks it’s the best performance she’s done so far. Zach liked it but wanted her to sizzle more.

Jaydee Bixby
1-866-943-6502
Elvis Presley - The Essential Elvis Presley (Remastered) - Fever Fever
I am liking Jaydee less and less every week. The boy has absolutely no rhythm and is simply an elvis wannabe. This is supposed to be about finding a new artist who can stand on their own, not an impersonator. Farley didn’t think he looked comfortable up there. Sass thought his leg movement was killer. Zach thought he was so far out of the pocket but he should go to Nashville and cash in his face. Jake agrees that he wasn’t in the groove but at least he didn’t smile but he wasn’t convinced so far tonight.

Brian Melo
1-866-943-6503
Bobby Darin - The Bobby Darin Story - Mack the Knife - Mack the Knife Mack the Knife
It’s a classic song and Brian is such a star on that stage. Another fantastic performance from Brian. Sass says the performance had real attitude which has made her an even bigger fan. Zach thought there were some weak moments but also some real moments of spirit and magic where he did some really cool stuff. Jake liked the attitude as well and thought he really looked like a star. Farley says that he also looks like a star and is eminating being comfortable.

Dwight d’Eon
1-866-943-6504
Frank Sinatra - Classic Sinatra - His Great Performances, 1953-1960 - I Get a Kick Out of You I Get a Kick Out of You
I’m a little bored with Dwight’s performance tonight. I imagine he’s never done anything like this before and he seems to be struggling. Zach can’t see him as a crooner. Jake doesn’t think he’ll be making records like this but valiant effort though. Farley thought he was worried and should have had some fun and relaxed with it. Sass appreciates his effort.

Carly Rae Jepsen
1-866-943-6501
Various Artists, Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra & Ivie Anderson - The Very Best of Duke Ellington - I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) I Got It Bad (And that Ain’t Good)
I’m not sure I really liked Carly’s performances at all tonight. She was a little shakey and disappointing. Jake thought she sold that song like she hasn’t done it before. Farley thought it was a fantastic rendition. Sass thought it was like watching someone in a film. Zach thought no one was more a star in that moment singing that song than her.

Jaydee Bixby
1-866-943-6502
Dean Martin - Solitaire - When You're Smiling When You’re Smiling
Jaydee proves again that he has no rhythm when he tries to dance with one of his backing vocalists. Better singing but still rubbish. Farley thought he was believable and really had fun with it. Sass thought that was some really cool stuff. Zach thinks that when America discovers him he’s going to blow up. Jake thought it was some of the best dancing he’s seen him do and not bad singing either. Ben introduces him as the winner of So You Think You Can Dance.

Brian Melo
1-866-943-6503
Michael Bublé - It's Time - Feeling Good Feeling Good
I don’t think this is as strong as his first song but he’s still a star. Sass asks if he’s going to be charging for real estate on the stage because clearly he owns it. Zach thinks that Brian is going to win Canadian Idol. Jake says you’ve still got to vote for him though. Farley thinks he should also be there until the cows come home.

Dwight d’Eon
1-866-943-6504
Nat "King" Cole - Love Songs - Unforgettable Unforgettable
That performance was certainly unforgettable. If that doesn’t send Dwight home tomorrow night then I don’t know what will. Zach thought he reached out and touched him in his own way and appreciated it. Jake again appreciates his effort and doesn’t think he’ll be here next week. Farley talks about having fun again in a theme show. Sass thought he looked wonderful.

Tomorrow night, one more goes home. Who will it be? Don’t forget to vote!

Canadian Idol Voting Numbers

About the author