Radio.com hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.
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The clip features live footage of his performance from the Alaska State Fair, with not only shots of his devoted crowd, who came out even in the rain, but the snow covered tops of the Chugach Mountains and the green, green grass of its valley below.
The ‘American Idol’ winner will be opening for the band on their upcoming North American outing.
The performance helped raise money for the Sandy relief efforts on Staten Island, New York.
The ‘American Idol’ winner plans to perform “Home” alongside the kids from PS22 with proceeds from the show going to relief efforts in the area.
The winner reveals the support he’s been given from former Idol contestants.
“He’s one of the biggest inspirations honestly of why I wanted to try out,” Phillips says of one pas contestant.
Tyler was a big fan of Phillips, predicting both his win and a career as an actor for the vulnerable Georgia native. But trying to choose the perfect replacement for Tyler wasn’t an easy task for Phillips.
“It’s an honor for them to want to use it and I’m very thankful for that. And they’ve done an amazing job from what I’ve heard,” Phillips said.