Michael Slezak on Jason Castro

Michael Slezak at EW had some nice words to say about Jason in his article ”American Idol”: Sixes and Sevens: But you’ve got to admit, Jason Castro also resides on the opposite end of the musical spectrum from the Snuggle bear, and tonight, his rendition of ”Hallelujah” was one of those transcendent Idol performances that

Village Voice loves Jason Castro

The Village Voice posted an article entitled “American Idol Week Three: “Hallelujah” and Bullshit” in which it claims that this week “we’ve been treated to exactly one great performance and then two hours and fifty-eight minutes (commercials included) of mind-boggling trainwreck fuckery…” The great performance? Jason Castro’s Hallelujah. Tom Breihan had this to say. …

Hallelujah on iTunes Top 100

Sales of Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah were boosted by Jason Castro’s performance of the Leonard Cohen classic on American Idol enough to push the song to #4 on iTunes Top 100 within one day. The song currently sits at #2. And guess whose American Idol version of Hallelujah has cracked the Top 100? Jason is the

Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah

Randy, Paula and Simon took the opportunity to sing the praises of Jeff Buckley’s seminal version of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah. Although I’ve learned since that singers on Canadian Idol often perform this song, I had never expected to see it on American Idol. I was enchanted by Jason’s version of the song and haven’t been