Daily Archives: November 13, 2011

Backhanded Compliment?

Last night’s review of the skating show in Phoenix, AZ, where David performed, doesn’t really tell us much about how his performance (still hoping for some videos!), but when a reviewer says this:

But what about a vocal performer used to being the center of attention? You had to feel for American Idol runner up David Archuleta. He had just four vocal performances (including a selection from his own 2009 “Christmas From the Heart” album) and he was largely ignored like a band whose musicians are playing their hearts out at a sports bar where 30 TV screens are broadcasting the final game of the Stanley Cup.

Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/music/articles/2011/11/13/20111113mannheim-steamroller-david-archuleta-review-phoenix.html#ixzz1dcF8iA9O

Well, isn’t he really saying that David is better than this and should NOT be treated as background music? One fine day, David will learn this about himself too (as we fans already know this), and maybe he’ll force his management to get him better gigs.