Kris Allen – Wipe It Away – Joe’s Pub (VIDEO)

For the first time ever…Kris Allen performed one of his pre-Idol songs! At the famed Joe’s Pub last night in New Work City, Kris sang a fan-favorite called “Wipe it Away” from, what is technically his first CD, Brand New Shoes.

He recorded the album while still in college and MP3s from the disc made their way around the internet during the competition, and after his win–tiding fans over until his “real” debut album the eponymous Kris Allen was released later in the year.

The tune is lovely, and reveals Kris had a knack for songwriting at a young age.

Check it out below.

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