American Idol’s David Cook Sings “Reds Turn Blue,” Talks Anxiety (Video)

American Idol season 7 winner David Cook performed his latest single “Reds Turn Blue” on the Canadian based The Morning Show on Tuesday (July 21).

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing musicians to play live streams from their homes, David’s wife even set up a green room to make the experience as realistic as possible. As David promotes the new single, he needs to be as creative as possible!

Maintaining a connection with his fans has been “vital” through these difficult times. “The industry for the most part, is at a standstill,” David explained. “The opportunity to get out and do any performance at all on a soul level is good for me.”

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The song “Reds Turn Blue” is a personal song about David’s struggle with anxiety. The song started out as a therapeutic exercise for the singer. He was diagnosed about a decade ago with an anxiety order, and wrote the song just for himself. After sharing it with his inner circle, he was encouraged to turn it into a single. 

Check out David Cook’s performance of “Reds Turn Blue” below.


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