Crystal Bowersox Performs New Song “Dead Weight”

American Idol Season 9 runner-up, Crystal Bowersox has been on the road campaigning for President Obama. Yesterday, she dropped by Good Morning Texas at WFAA in Dallas and performed a new song, “Dead Weight” that will appear on her upcoming album.

Crystal, who battles Type 1 diabetes every day, is actually in Dallas to represent But she will also drop by Obama headquarters to sing a few songs.

Crystal says she’s grown up and changed a lot since Idol. “Nothing bad can come of that show,” she says.  The singer will begin recording her next album for new record label,  Sanchie Records ,  in the next couple of weeks.

The inspiration for the album came from time she recently spent in Santa Fe, NM.

Crystal  also has some “acting things” coming up, which she would not divulge. Sounds exciting!

Watch her performance and interview below.

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