THE X-FACTOR UK - SO WHERE IS THE X??
I know reality shows are to present "entertainment" at any cost but surely, the best, most original artist must win?, I'm afraid not. Here are my perceptions and opinions about certain non-winners.
Curiously, I watched this new show from series 1 in 2004, the two most talented singers Tabby Callaghan (real name Trevor John O'Callaghan) and Cassie Compton. I was so impressed by these two I actually picked up the phone and voted for them both (mistakenly thinking it would help!). As with the "puppetry" of Simon Cowell that I loathe Tabby was advised by producers to drop the "O" in his name to become less Irish and more commercial and to drop his Rock band. Reluctantly he went solo and came third but his "Rock" roots were almost destroyed. He has since returned the "O" in his name and took to guitar session work and producing after being disillusioned with the music business for a while. Tabby was a proper guitar rocker and definitely had the "X".