Perhaps Patrick is as well, but we won't see him again for four weeks (while the other duels are battling) and we will all forget him by then. Without constant reminders, Patrick appears to be forgettable.
"Most of us go through life with blinders on. Knowing only that little station to which we were born. But you madam, have had the... rare privilege of escaping your bonds for just a spell. To see life from an entirely new perspective. How you choose to use that information is entirely up to you." -- Andrew to Joanna in Overboard
I loved both of those contestants, so I was happy that they got picked.The only battle I had doubts about was the last once, since Nikki also had a great voice. I felt sorry for Tim since it was pretty obvious he wasn't going to get picked.Adam picking Casey was no brainer. Vicci and Casey are my favorite contestants so far, but there is still a lot we haven't seen yet. So I am keeping an open mind at this point.
Good show so far!
Maggie: "While she takes care of the men with the guns, why don't you sit down and I'll make you a nice, hot cup of tea?"
Pan Am stewardesses: prepared for anything!
TVGMSchneider: ...NBC will expand live eps of THE VOICE to two hours, from 9 to 11 pm, on Tuesdays from 6/7 through 6/28
I guess NBC listened to the many tweets about wanting the show to go back to being 2 hours!
First live episode, 16 contestants. I think going to 2 hours was already part of the plan. What surprises me is that they didn't go with the more kid friendly 8 to 10 time.
I think Patrick brought a believability to Live Like You Were Dying that Scotty's missing. He made me forget how dern young he is when he opened his mouth, which is a very good thing considering he isn't all that much older than Scotty. And yeah, he's a good looking kid with a great voice who with the right mentor can be extremely marketable. But I really think Blake picked him more because he thinks he can actually help Patrick whereas he'd be holding Tyler back from the kind of music he wants to make. I really feel that was Blake's motivation more than Tyler being gay or not being marketable (which I don't believe....if a woman wearing a meat dress can be marketable, a gay man in a bow tie can be too-it's just a matter of finding the right person and the right method to push the artist) In the same vein, Blake didn't 'duck' the heavy guy who sang Rascal Flatts-Blake did pick him, although he was the last judge to do so. I was surprised anybody wanted that kid because frankly, he wasn't very good, and I think Blake thought the same but was kinda pressured by the other judges because the kid sang a country song. He DID fight pretty hard for the big guy who sang Cee-lo's song, remember.
Besides, I bet any guy who used to rock that god-awful long curly hair that Blake did (and who admitted how ugly it was) understands that it's more about just the looks.
I said it over in Blake's thread and I'll say it here-I got the impression that the judges didn't realize that some of the auditioners would get second chances and they were trying to fill spots because they were worried they would go into the next round with fewer contestants than the other judges. I think Tyler, as well as those two little girls Cee-lo picked, were impulse, got to fill this spot picks by Blake and Cee-lo. But I think Blake really doesn't feel too comfortable outside the country genre and he's picking accordingly-nothing wrong with that, Christina's basically done the same thing. She's only got one guy in her stable of powerhouse female singers, right? I don't blame either of them for wanting to mentor a similar kind of voice, and I don't think it makes them bad people. I just don't really get why people are knocking Blake for it-and yes, I do feel Tyler gave the much better performance, but in hindsight I can understand why Blake would make the choice to go with Patrick.