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David Cook Releases New Video and Returns to Idol

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David Cook is a busy boy this week! A new video for “The Last Goodbye,” Hollywood appearances and a guest performance spot on “American Idol” all this week… and a Fresh 102.7 event coming soon!

First, the winner of season 7 of American Idol premiered his new music video for his single “The Last Goodbye” yesterday. On the same day David Cook jetted to Hollywood, along with Carrie Underwood, to celebrate Idol’s creator Simon Fuller’s new “Hollywood Walk of Fame” star. Tonight, Cook will return to Idol for an on-stage cover performance of Simple Mind’s 1985 hit “Don’t You (Forget About Me).”

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The music vid was directed by seasoned director Nigel Dick, who has rubbed creative shoulders with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Britney Spears[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Oasis[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nickelback[/lastfm] in the past.

The video is simple at first: David pensively creates his new single on a beach. But then there’s a twist of plot and a clever ending you don’t see coming. “The Last Goodbye” is the single for Cook’s sophomore album This Loud Morning, which drops on June 28.

Head over to DavidCookOfficial.com to pre-order now!

Watch the Official Video below…

David Fuller, the creator of American Idol, was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star yesterday and an impressive lineup joined in the celebrations. Along with David Cook, Ryan Seacrest, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jennifer Lopez[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marc Anthony[/lastfm], and Victoria Beckham attended. Beyond Idol, Fuller has been dubbed by Billboard Magazine as the most successful British manager of all time with a collective 360 million record sales. Fuller’s clients have included the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Spice Girls[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kelly Clarkson[/lastfm]. Check out more Hollywood Walk of Fame stars here.

Cook has already visited American Idol this season to unveil “The Last Goodbye” to adoring fans…

Here’s David performing “The Last Goodbye” on AI:

Still, his performance of “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” will also be nostalgic for fans of the show. Cook’s recording of the song became the farewell tune for American Idol’s 10th season and has been played every week this season. The two night season finale will be on Fox at 7PM today.

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As busy as he is, David Cook will be playing live at Fresh 102.7 and Six Flag’s Summer Festival on June 25! Buy tickets for David Cook, but also for a full day at Six Flags Adventure.

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