'The Voice's' Juliet Simms Vs. 'American Idol's' Skylar Laine: Whose Rod Stewart Cover Ruled? (Video)
Juliet Simms stunned judges by performing the classic rocker "Stay With Me," but Skylar Laine’s country rock version from "Idol" may have been even better.
It's the second battle round week on NBC’s The Voice, and we couldn’t help but notice a small similarity to the current season of American Idol, even if it wasn’t intentional.
In one of the more mismatched battles, rocker Juliet Simms, lead singer of the band Automatic Loveletter, squared off against folk rocker Sarah Golden on the classic “Stay With Me,” by Rod Stewart's old band, The Faces. Coach Cee Lo Green chose Simms over Golden, in what Christina Aguilera described as a “no-brainer.”
As exciting a battle as it was—and we did think the song was better suited to Simms’ gravelly voice and image—we still can’t get Skylar Laine’s rocking country performance of the same song out of our heads.
Laine owned that song when she took over the Idol stage during the top 12 girl’s night, with all the energy of Tina Turner and the confidence of a star in the making.
So we propose our own online battle: Laine vs. Simms and Golden.
Who wins this one, Worshippers?