Kris Allen Not Happy With Heartless, Plus “It’s On With Alexa Chung” Performance

After the jump, check out Kris Allen performing “Live Like We’re Dying” at MTV’s It’s On With Alexa Chung. It got a little chaotic there, about 3/4s of the way through, but the band will tighten up with time.

And in other MTV news, Kris tells Jim Cantiello that one of the compromises he had to make on his new album, Kris Allen, was the production on “Heartless”.

The Phil Collins vibe was producer Sam Remi’s idea. “It’s not that I didn’t want to put it on there. [It’s just that] the version was a little bit different for me, ” says Kris, “That was definitely the producer’s feel for it. He wanted that in there.”

Some critics like the new arrangement. Me? I prefer Kris’s stripped down version of the song from Idol…

Videos after the JUMP…

Kris performs “Live Like We’re Dying” on It’s On With Alexa Chung

Kris talks about “Heartless” with MTV’s Jim Cantiello

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