When "The Sing-Off" Season 3 premiered two weeks ago--amid host Nick Lachey's frequently and incessantly repeated hype that this would be the "biggest season ever" that would "kick off a musical revolution"--I was actually disappointed. Few of the eight crews that competed on that episode truly impressed me. But then last week eight, more superior a cappella crews sang, and I got excited, convinced that the season had turned around. But now it seems like my elation was premature, based on this week's episode. Stop toying with me, "Sing-Off"!
So last night, the six crews that survived week one returned, which was a bit of a buzzkill in and of itself. But the real bummer came at the end of the night, when my favorite team, and certainly the most interesting team of the bunch, was sent home by the judges. This was the first seriously bad decision of the season, and actually one of the worst decisions in "Sing-Off" history. Usually I think Ben Folds, "the musical brain that keeps usRead More »from Episode 3 Recap: ‘The Sing-Off’ Is Way Off