Danny Gokey’s first single “It’s Only” came out last week on a Milwaukee country radio station.
According to mtv.com, the single was written by members of Lady Antebellum and produced by Mark Bright (who has worked with Carrie Underwood.). Gokey’s album is set to be released by RCA Nashville in March of next year.
The song details the trials of the jobless and the homeless and doesn’t shy away from the topic of faith, either (sample line: “Repo man’s gonna take his van/ Bobby’s givin’ up on God”).
Here’s the interview, with a low-quality recording of the song, which starts at about the 4 minute mark. Naturally, it’s a ballad. We knew Danny loves his ballads. It’s signature Danny. Will it get radio airplay? I have no clue, but country radio has been especially kind to “Idol” folks. What do you think?
-Shame on me! I didn’t realize Kellie Pickler was going to be on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” last night and did not DVR it. MJ has some clips. Pickler helps out an Oklahoma man in a wheelchair with polio who inspires others with his athleticism and charity.
Former Grant Park man Ty Pennington in this clip annoys Kellie Pickler at the 3:30 point. At the 4 minute point, she is seen breaking stuff apart. “I didn’t know what was getting into me,” she said. “I was like the Hulk! I was tearing things up!”
Later, she scores the only basket for Ty’s team against a wheelchair baksetball team and then sings. She looks great!
-Adam Lambert broke up with his boyfriend, according to this Daily News piece.
-My interview with David Cook is next Monday at 3 p.m. so Cook fans, keep emailing those questions in at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’ll give you full credit for the question if I use it and tell David your name if you’d like.