Final 5 perform

Instead of live blogging like I normally do; I decided to just sit back, relax, and watch the show from stem to stern. The theme was “now and then”, with each of the five contestants singing one contemporary song and one from the past. One for the tweeners and one for the tweeners’ mothers, so to speak. Let’s get to it…. The singers, the songs– James went first in both rounds, starting with “Closer to the Edge” by 30 seconds to Mars. He sang well, as he always does, and the judges gushed, but I didn’t think that it was…

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