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David Cook Album: Selling Well

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Might some consider American Idol finalist David Cook a ringer?

The talented ringer's self-released 2006 album, "Analog Heart,” was the No. 1 downloaded album all weekend on Amazon’s MP3 service. It even beat Mariah Carey’s "E=MC2."

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So, do you think this gives Cook an unfair advantage over David Archuleta and the rest of the American Idol contestants?

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This is the most exciting American Idol season since. David Cook is the boldest artist to ever have joined this contest, making risks and pulling it off very well. He has the range and the talent, and deserves to win hands down. It is so gratifying to see real talent recognized. Kudos!!!

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I love DAVID COOK!!!! not only does his voice move me but his face is so expressive.... i cried with him when he won!

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I am so happy that David Cook won. He deserved it. He has a great voice and will sing great songs and make awesome albums. So get over it who ever didnt think he shouldnt have won it.

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Thanks people for informing me of his CDs on sale yay!!!! David Cook should win!!!! He is so hot!!! David A.s so boring....

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i think he is the best and who cares if
he has an album out i've never heard of it
and neither has anyother people so who really
gives

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Thanks for letting me know that David Cook has an album for sale on Amazon.com. He is so very talented. I can hardly wait to get the CD. Hearing him sing Eleanor Rigby, First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, and Hallelujah just gives me thrills and chills! What a singer! What star quality!
What a great guy!

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David Cook (sigh) did not have a "record deal". He put out Analog Heart himself, unlike Carly and KLC, who did have record deals. Get your facts straight before you post. David Cook is by far the most talented person on AI. I think the producers were not expecting him and are a little frazzled that he is TOTALLY showing up their little trophy boy, Archuletta. I'm not worried, I know the best MAN will win! Go DC!

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David Cook is the most talented idol EVER to grace the American Idol stage other than Kelly Clarkson. He is an unknow talent you idiots. Kelly Clarkson won awards, other contestants have had CD's out, it is no different. The thing here is that David Cook is so talented and in demand that people want to hear any kind of music he did...His CD Analog Heart has received excellent reviews. It has at least 5 to 6 radio friendly hits that you would hear on radio. So stop complaining and thank god that American Idol discovered such an amazing talent as David Cook. This guy is a brillant writer and arranger of music. Enjoy him!

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Well first of all, I just want to say that I think David Cook is so hot!!!!plus he can sing too...Another I hope that he do win American Idol.I really think he can make it as an artist.Cause if he does win(which I know he will), I am going to wait an get his album. I really love how he can turn a pop song into a rock song(I am into the rock theme,myself).

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David Cook's advantage is his experience. From years of singing with a band, making an album and growing up singing in musicals as he stated on the show last week. Most of the contestants have their own version of that but on a much more limited scale. Jason has the most raw, undiscovered talent since he grew up playing the drums and not as a singer. Personnally, I agree with the comment from Bobby above - yelling is not singing. The first AI cd I'm going to buy is Jason Castro's. He sings from the heart and it is not as staged and calculated as the two David's. I downloaded all of his studio songs and love listening to them. Don't hold the fact that he happens to be cute against him! Go Jason.