Relive the best and worst of Tuesday's Inspirational performances from the 'Idol' Top 7
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Michael Lynche of 'American Idol' performs on Inspirational Songs Night
Singer: Michael Lynche
Monkeys As Critics' Take: Interesting and intriguing arrangement for Michael here, starting entirely on an acoustic guitar before the band joins in. I like the arrangement enough that I'm ignoring how rough Michael is in the early going when it comes to actually singing the song. He closes strong and I guess i appreciate his energy and charisma after Siobhan and Aaron. Really, though, I'm becoming increasingly disheartened here. By this point in the competition, I shouldn't be in total "Crystal or Bust" mode, but I am. Also, watching the Red Sox in the background isn't helping matters any.
Randy, Ellen, Kara and Simon Say: Randy was worried about the song choice, but he says Michael held his own and worked out. Ellen says he did a great job. Kara disagrees, saying he didn't have the tone for the song. Simon disagrees and notes that he wasn't so much inspired by a song about Spider-Man. Michael instructs Simon that Spider-Man is also a hero and even Simon agrees.