“X Factor” Australia top four performed twice at last night’s Killer Tracks and Curveballs themed show.
The semifinalists performed two songs each – one killer track and one curveball track.
Judge/mentor James Blunt admitted that his first song choice – Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine” – for Louise Adams was wrong, Sydney Confidential reported.
“The buck stops with me. I feel like I ran out of ideas and I feel like I let you down,” Blunt said.
Blunt admitted that he was feeling that stress and ran out of ideas when they were putting the song together. “I feel slightly that I have let you down and I really hope this close to the final I haven’t cocked it up for you,” the British balladeer added.
Matt and Jess also failed to impress judges with their rendition of the Kiss hit song “I Was Made For Loving You.”
Blunt said the pair were ‘shouting’ during the performance. Chris Isaak agreed with Blunt and said: “This song choice was neither fish nor fowl. I don’t think the vocals, tambourine and acoustic guitar went with this song.”
Cyrus Villanueva, on the hand, nailed Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” and earned a standing ovation for Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight,” Sydney Confidential noted.
“It would be a joke if you’re not in the Grand Final,” his mentor Blunt said.
“I’ve got the Cyrus Virus. That was a Grand Final performance. You have to be there,” judge Dannii Minogue said.
Jess & Matt
Meanwhile, fans were furious at Channel Seven after it showed One Direction make-believe live performance at “X Factor” Australia.
Earlier, “X Factor” announced that 1D will be among the show’s celebrity performers for this week along with Guy Sebastian, Rob James and Justice Crew.
— #XFactorAU (@thexfactorau) November 16, 2015
News.com.au reported “X Factor” Australia host Luke Jacobz first introduced One Direction in an exclusive performance for Australia. Then the boy band appeared on what seemed like “X Factor” stage and performed their latest song “Perfect.”
The Daily Mail wrote the 1D performance was from “X Factor” UK last Sunday. But according to news.com.au, it was a prerecorded clip from British studios.
Nevertheless, fans were not happy about it and some called it “misleading.”
— Gertrisha (C+J) (@QueenGertrisha) November 16, 2015
— Catalina Gamble (@CatGambl3) November 16, 2015
Don’t miss live decider tonight at Channel Seven and find out who will make it to the grand finals.
The remaining three acts will appear in next week’s grand finals.