Check out new albums released by American Idol and The Voice alums. Elise Testone, Ruben Studdard and Midas Whale all have new releases this week.
Elise Testone – In This Life
American Idol season 11 alum, Elise Testone, has released her debut album, In This Life. The self-produced album contains mostly tunes penned by Elise.
Ruben Studdard – Unconditional Love
American Idol season 2 winner, Ruben Studdard, lost over 100 pounds on this season of The Biggest Loser. But it also gave him the opportunity to promote his new album of (mostly) covers, titled Unconditional Love, released last week. David Foster produced the set for his Verve records label. Ruben is set to release a Christmas Album later this year.
Midas Whale – Sugar House
The Voice 4 alums, Midas Whale has an American Idol connection! Jon Peter Lewis was a Top 10 contestant in Season 3. With his friend, Ryan Hayes (the duo met in Rexburg, Idaho) the duo put together a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $30,000 to fund their debut album. Sugar House is the results–a collection of self-penned songs, that mine folk, rock and Americana influences.