'The Voice's' Erin Martin: 'Weird,' 'unique,' 'bizzare,' 'strange,' 'peculiar' don't add up to 'good'


Last week's Joshua Ledet's version of "When a Man Loves a Woman" on "American Idol" was a memorable performance. In the best possible way. In an era when "soul" is thrown around casually as a music descriptor, it was rare and welcome to see someone who truly connected with what was coming out of his mouth.It merited the multiple replays it got across the country.In a case of bizzarro deja vu, this week's performance that is being reviewed on a loop is "The Voice's" Cee Lo Green match-up between Erin Martin and The Shields Brothers on Tina Turner's "What's Love Got to Do It." And even after a dozen times watching it it's still unclear what exactly happened on that stage.Martin is so over-stylized that by the middle of her performance she's deconstructed the song into a jagged pile of virtually unconnected syllables. The Shields Brothers should be commended for doing their level best to...



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