THE X FACTOR UK "Auditions 3? Season 8 Episode 3 -We begin with a montage filled with tears from the judges and clips from the country’s no. 1 music artists: Olly, Cher Lloyd, the boyband from last year with the hair whose name I can’t quite remember, nor do I care enough to actually spend a minute Googling them, it’s hard not to shudder.
But if the montage won’t make you shudder, David Wilder and his harmonica most certainly will. He kicks off the show with a rendition of David Bowie’s classic Life On Mars, and gets right over to the judge’s table to have a staring competition with Tulisa. The judges give him no love, so he literally flees to the welcoming arms of the audience. Kelly’s claim that all of us would benefit from a touch of David Wilder in us was met with dubious "ha…yeah…" from the audience. Gary "absolutely lUved it." He’s sent through with four, yes, four, yeses from the judges.
Lemuel Knights, a 16 year old with a massive afro, gets the crowd and judges going, but he’s only shown in a small clip that lasts no more than a minute. He probably should have been crazier. He’s not the only 16 year old: a smiley girl called Lizzie and a cool guy called Max and a few others are shoved through within a two minute clip package, all of whom seem able to sing really well. Read More...