Allison Iraheta’s album “Just Like You” is out tomorrow. The fourth place finisher is not getting much airplay with her single “Friday I’ll Be Over You.” I’m kind of surprised top 40 radio is ignoring it because it’s a pretty decent song.
[T]he muscular, instantly recognizable growl that carried her to a fourth-place finish on American Idol’s eighth season is all she needs to seamlessly wed a collection of first-rate ditties, from the relentlessly propulsive ”Holiday” to the ’80s-influenced ”D Is for Dangerous” to the soaring ”Don’t Waste the Pretty.”
The album is solid across the board. She even salvages a song with a stupid title (”Robot Love”). Her rock attitude has not been diluted. Just listen to songs such as “Beat Me Up.” Sure, it’s a bit more pop than her personal taste per se, but she even sings the ballads or mid-tempo pop songs with conviction and passion. As we’ve noted on this blog many