I'm guessing this sports metaphor is going to go over many "Idol" watcher's heads.
Cook forgoes playing the guitar on U2's "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For." It's all gaspy. The arrangement isn't too far off of the original.
"I think it was a great way to start off this duel of 2007," Randy Jackson said, not realizing it's actually 2008. "Very nice song choice. I don't think you did everything you could with it, but I loved the scoop up at the note at the end."
"I thought it was phenomenal," Cowell said.