The fourth live performance night of The X Factor Philippines happened August 25, 2012 at the PAGCOR Grand Theater in Paranaque. The X Factor final 9 paid tribute to late music icons by singing their well-loved hit songs.
Modesto Taran opened the night with a good rendition of Pure Imagination by Lou Rawls. He was followed by Daddy’s Home with Whitney Houston’s All At Once. Allen Sta. Maria then paid tribute to Lisa Lopes of TLC with a ‘swag’ version of the group’s Waterfalls. All three received positive reviews from the judges.
Jeric Medina performed an Elvis Presley hit but did not impressed the judges. He was followed by Joan Da who sang Aaliyah. Kedebon Colim gave an energetic performance of Yugyugan Na but the judges were unanimous in saying that he’s losing the notes.
Meanwhile, Takeoff took harmony to the next level and got the approval of the judges with a hair-raising version of Selena’s Dreaming of You. KZ Tandingan also received praises for her flawless Rehab performance. Gabriel Maturan gave justice to Luther Vandross’ Dance With My Father with a very emotional performance, the best of the night.
Here are the list of songs performed by The X Factor Philippines Final 9 (in order):
Modesto Taran – Pure Imagination (Lou Rawls)
Daddy’s Home – All at Once (Whitney Houston)
Allen Jane Sta. Maria – Waterfalls (Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes of TLC)
Jeric Medina – Can’t Help Falling In Love (Elvis Presley)
Joan Da – Let Me Know (Aaliyah)
Kedebon Colim – Yugyugan Na (Karl Roy of P.O.T)
Takeoff – Dreaming of You (Selena)
KZ Tandingan – Rehab (Amy Winehouse)
Gabriel Maturan – Dance With My Father (Luther Vandross)
Could this be the end of Kedebon’s journey? He was just plain terrible last night! I am standing by my earlier pronouncement, the guy has overstayed his welcome. Please vote him out already!