Annoyed Strictly Come Dancing followers are claiming that contestants’ chances of doing properly within the competitors are being ‘sabotaged’ by unhealthy song choices.
Over the years, the musical output on Strictly has been eclectic to say the very least as Dave Arch, his fabulous band and singers have lent their skills to every thing from Defying Gravity from Wicked to PJ and Duncan’s Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble – sure we’re you Chris Ramsey!
But the song choices up to now this sequence have left many viewers distinctly unimpressed. There have been some wonderful numbers, together with Ranvir and Giovanni’s scorching Argentine tango to Prince’s When Doves Cry and Bill Bailey’s unforgettable routine to Sugarhill Gang’s Rappers’ Delight, however for folks watching at house, different songs have fallen flat, as a consequence of them not matching the dance model in any respect or simply not being memorable sufficient.
And on Saturday evening it was Clara Amfo’s song that was the catalyst for followers’ complaints after the radio host went from high of the leaderboard to all-time low, from a rating of 29 to only 18 after her fairly awkward samba to That’s The Way I Like It.
While, additionally sad on the judges’ scoring, one fan took to Twitter to rant: “The drawback with Clara Amfo and Aljaž Škorjanec was the music alternative!!!! Not a samba song in any respect!!”
In agency settlement, one other tweeted: “Has anybody been sabotaged by the Producers alternative of song as a lot as Clara simply has been. I’m no professional, however that was a bloody terrible song option to…samba too!” and a 3rd reacted: “*Armchair professional mode activated* I actually want they’d choose applicable songs for dances on Strictly as a result of you may inform when it would not work. Clara and Aljaz may’ve been so significantly better in the event that they’d had precise samba music to bop to fairly than the sliver that was within the center”
While it was Clara and Aljaz’s song alternative that provoked probably the most anger, loads of folks watching Saturday’s stay show felt the song alternative on a complete had been disappointing.
Sharing their frustrations on Twitter, one posted: “Terrible music choices on Strictly this week. The just one that fitted with its dance was “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” for Bill’s American Smooth.
“Clara was doomed from the beginning with a very horrible and inappropriate song alternative, that was too sluggish for the dance.”
And former Strictly professional James Jordan echoed these sentiments in his put up the place he wrote: “The song choices this week have been SO unhealthy.”
He requested his followers to vote in a ballot on the topic and 91% agreed with him.