#songoftheday: INXS – Need You Tonight

Back in 2005, the surviving members of INXS got together, and did a reality show to find a new lead singer. It all seemed like a bit of an American Idol ripoff in concept, but ended up being surprisingly good.

The thing is, instead of just random people off the street that could sing, most of the contestants were members of indie rock groups. Performing original content was actually part of the gig.

Here’s a clip to compare against the other talent shows from the time:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s