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Rock Star: INXS Revisited

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OK, so the heat may have affected our brain a few weeks back when we first caught "Rock Star: INXS" on CBS. LAist wanted to like the show because the earnest rockers reminded us of our friends and neighbors, hell even the guy at the Starbucks on Sunset who asked us if we wanted a muffin or scone to go with our double-shot, no-foam latte this morning. Better yet, there was no sign of Ryan Seacrest.

But after watching a few more episodes (and as the temperatures have dipped), we've gotten our senses back. Some of the singers totally blew in Tuesday night's show. Singing The Clash's "Rock the Casbah" in a ball gown should be a federal offense. There was a rendition of Sheryl Crow's "If It Makes You Happy" that absolutely didn't.

Sure, it wasn't all bad, but pretty close. LAist gives props to Mig who sang "Lola," Jordis' "Gimme Some Lovin'" and Ty's "Everybody Hurts." It's a pretty safe bet that the winner will be one of those three. Not that anyone cares - or is watching at this point.