now — which, if you do some easy math, incredibly means that David Cook's watershed win marked the halfway point in the series' history.
("Yeah, I'm the middle child," he jokes.) David's season was historic in many ways: It was the first season in which contestants were allowed to play instruments, which was hugely game-changing, and not only was David the first rock artist to win the show, but his creative cover songs redefined what an Idol could (or even should) be.
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From a bartender with a big dream to America's ideal figure as an idol, David Cook really shows how thin the line of fate can be.
The singer who was born in December 20, 1982 in Houston, Texas was raised in Blue Springs, Missouri, a city that one day he would bring pride into.
Together with his school pal, Bobby Kerr who took the role of a drummer, David formed a band that eventually received moderate success locally.
Axium received recognition in a number of competitions and were even booked at several gigs.
I guess one would hope, however many years from now, if the show's still on the air, that I left something there in the pot for people to remember. When David Cook moved to Nashville in 2012, the expectation was that this singer-songwriter from the Heartland would emphasize the rootsy side of his sensibility, and sure enough, he had immediate success co-writing country tunes, including the Top-20 single “ is something else entirely, with Cook’s powerful voice and dynamic guitar work knifing through vibrant soundscapes that boldly juxtapose man-made grooves and electronic textures.“Working in Nashville opened me up creatively to trying different things,” Cook explains.winner David Roland Cook was a rocker way before making it onto the reality competition show.Although he has had no formal training, the Texas-born singer/songwriter considers himself "lucky" when it comes to his vocal talents.“Writing for country acts has been freeing in the sense that I can bring out that side of my creativity, and it brought some freshness to the other side of what I like to do.