'X Factor': Carly Rose Sonenclar and Jason Brock highlight a lackluster second episode


It's like a weird pattern with "The X Factor" -- after a rather great first episode, the second episode is a huge letdown. It happened last year and it happened again this year. We swear there were more terrible auditions crammed into this one hour-long episode than there were the entire two-hour episode Wednesday night. The saving graces were San Francisco singer Jason Brock, 34, who put his own spin on "New York State of Mind." He was a little overwrought at times, but he's got a great voice. Britney called him "magnificento" and L.A. Reid added, "Every songwriter wants a voice like yours to sing their songs." Even Simon Cowell was impressed and said it gave him great joy to give Jason the fourth yes.The other saving grace was 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar, who took on "Feelin' Good" by Nina Simone -- and absolutely blew everyone away. She sounded like a 30-year-old professional. Holy...



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