‘American Idol’: Joey Cook Auditions In Kansas City (Watch)

"I think that originality needs to be brought back into the mainstream.”


There is a first time for everything!

I certainly can’t remember a time when a young woman with blue hair auditioned for AMERICAN IDOL — with an accordion!

“I am the next AMERICAN IDOL because I think that originality needs to be brought back into the mainstream.” 23 year-old Joey Cook revealed before presenting her version of KINGS OF SPAIN (by Tallest Man On Earth) in Kansas City.

“Accordions need to be (for) more than just polka music!”

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So what did the judges think?

JLO:  “You are so unique and you look like a little doll.  I really enjoyed that.”

KEITH URBAN:  “That’s my favorite voice of the whole day.”

HARRY CONICK JR.:  I think you are absolutely terrific.  I love you.  I think you are wonderful.  I would just caution you to take a step outside yourself and realize how close to the edge of novelty you are.”

And on she went to Hollywood…

AMERICAN IDOL airs Wednesday and Thursday on Fox.

Sean Daly

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