What is this, 2008 all over again? Today we were treated with the sweet sounds of American Idol Season 7 winner David Cook (his LP This Loud Morning finally dropped today), and now that season’s runner-up has some new tunes to check out, too. David Archuleta’s new song “Everything And More” premiered on a radio station in Singapore today, and the Jive-less wonder is going back to basics with some emotional balladeering. Listen to Archie’s latest offering below — and listen closely, since it’s pretty low quality.
David Archuleta — “Everything And More”
We have major love for the adorable singer — almost as much love as he has for Alison Sudol of A Fine Frenzy — but David, who co-wrote the song with Grammy-winning songwriter Victoria Horn, doesn’t break down any boundaries or explore any new territory with this treacly ballad. It’s about as bland and uneventful as Shania Twain’s comeback single. If he wants to garner some major buzz for a follow-up to his 2010 release The Other Side Of Down, this isn’t the song to get it with.
Then again, who knows — it’s generic and cheesy enough to be the lead single off the soundtrack to some high budget action drama. Does Warrior need a song to play over the credits?
[Via Neon Limelight]