Oh say can you sing?
The game was pretty good but the entertainment? Uh, maybe not so much.
Twitter exploded pre-game yesterday after Christina Aguilera botched the lyrics to the National Anthem.
She quickly apologized, saying she was “lost in the moment.”
“I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through,” she said in a statement.
Former Falcons player Deion Sanders, a new Hall of Famer, came to her defense, tweeting, Y’all leave Christina alone. I was just informed that was the remix. The NFL was running behind so she was sweet enough to help us out.”
Then there was the half-time show. The Black Eyed Peas, in their blingy light-up costumes, accompanied by a legion of choreographed dancers lining up in formation on the field, certainly looked cool. They sounded sort of off, though, like they couldn’t hear themselves well enough to stay in tune.
“Visually, what the Peas did was amazing,” tweeted Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas. “It sounded like (crap).”
That’s not exactly what he said, but this is a family friendly blog.
Did the arrival of Usher and Slash salvage the half-time show? What did you think of the entertainment aspect of Super Bowl XLV?