You know in Sports Illustrated, where they have their “Signs of the Apocalypse” section?
Well, I think here at the New Rock Star Philosophy we’ll start doing the same… except it will all be music focused.
So, for our inaugural Sign of the Apocalypse, we have David Cook, winner of American Idol, asking out Kimberly Caldwell, previous American Idol contestant, on the Today Show. Now normally, two people going out on a date would be nothing out of the ordinary, but I think there are a more subversive elements at work.
I think that David Cook asked Kimberly Caldwell out because he wanted even more publicity for a shitty album he will be shlocking any day now. Shocking, I know.
But why David? why? Didn’t you have enough media saturation with all of your prime time TV appearances?
Well kids, I don’t know if you’ve heard yet, but American Idol is not the ratings bonanza it once was. Yes it still does well, but the show is slipping.
So to make up for the people who David Cook may have not reached in his rise to the top, he decided to became a tabloid story as well. All in the name of publicity.
But when will these savvy young “artists” realize that Market Saturation is not the way to a long term career.
What you need is GOOD MUSIC. Thats why Kelly Clarkson is the biggest selling American Idol. Her music was infinitely BETTER then all of the others, not because she was being jammed down your throat.
And with that I’ll leave you with one of the greatest songs of the 21st Century. really. and she has a phenomenal voice. really.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQQO2ypZeHE]
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