It was a beautiful day yesterday for Illinois’ own Lee DeWyze, who’s officially been crowned the nation’s next American Idol. We thought his performance of “Beautiful Day” on Tuesday’s show was a bit lacking, but we’ll reserve our judgment on the single, which you can listen to here, until we hear from you.
What do you think, those of you who care to think of such things? DeWyze’s take on U2’s big comeback hit: “Beautiful Day” or “Beautiful Dud?”
You can also check out runner-up Crystal Bowersox’s recording of the great Patty Griffin’s “Up To The Mountain” while you’re there.