Saturday, April 07, 2012

Gordon in the morning: No sob stories on The Voice, eh?

Gordon appears to be enjoying the holidays, letting the rest of his staff have a go at writing things.

So, how is The Voice going? The programme that was supposed to be all about the voice, and not about sob stories? How is that working out?

AMY WINEHOUSE’S best friend auditions on The Voice tonight – and reveals that her tragic death inspired him to make music again.
Oh. That sounds a little bit like a sob story. But that's just one contestant, Tyler James. It's not like all of them have tragic tales to tell, is it?
Tonight’s show also features Cassius Henry, who already has had record deals and even appeared on Top Of The Pops with the song Broke in 2002. He also worked with R Kelly and Kanye West.

But two years later his brother died and while he took time out to grieve, his career stalled.
Ah. Okay. But surely there must be someone whose life hasn't been touched by misery? Surely?
Tonight’s episode, which starts at 7pm on BBC 1, also sees another X Factor reject try their luck on the rival talent show.
Joelle Moses, who auditioned for the ITV series in 2008 but lost out at boot camp, has gone on to sing backing vocals for Rihanna and Toni Braxton.
Oh, the humanity.

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