‘American Idol’ season five finalist Elliott Yamin posted the following blog on his MySpace (@elliottyamin) on Thursday (August 16):
Hey everybody!!… I hope all is well!… with the exception of my jdrf blog, I know it’s been a while since I’ve chatted with y’all!… Thanks so much for hanging in there with me!… As y’all may be aware, I’ve been on the road on a media/TV tour to help advance the 2nd leg of my club/theatre tour, and set up the next single!… can’t wait to release it, as we have a few tricks up our sleeve!… and as far as “Wait For You” goes… thanks to you guys, it just won’t die!!!!… it’s still among the top in call out research and continues to climb the charts !!!… and now we actually have a legitimate shot @reaching 1… WOW!!!!!….. so, as you can see, our 2nd leg of the tour kicks off October 5th @Park West in Chicago… of course I’m going to be bringing out my homie Josh Hoge, who absolutely killed it last time out…. and I’m also pleased to announce that we’ve added another opening band-my good friends called The Last Goodnight… they are a super talented breaking band, and I want everybody to show them tons of love as we come to a city near you!… note: we are currently negotiating 3 more shows/cities to add to our tour, so as soon as we confirm, they’ll be posted!.. I also want to let y’all know that I’m currently working on an official fan club… once it’s established, it will give y’all exclusive access to tickets, meet and greets, merchandise, etc… I also want to apologize to anyone not seeing their comments posted from time to time!.. right now, I’m the only one who is actually reading/approving your comments… my schedule has become a little more hectic these days so please bare with me… also, just did an amazing new photo shoot in Nashville with photographer Jeremy Cowart… we’ve got some great new shots that we’ll be using for the cover of a diabetes magazine, and print ads for Diet Pepsi, AT&T, and PETA…. also getting ready to close a deal which will distribute my record internationally!!!… all of these great opportunities I am seizing would not be possible without the undying support of all of you!… I am always conscious of that, and forever grateful!… Special Thanks to Fred Croshal for running my virtual label!… everybody over @SONY/BMG RED (Danny Buch, Mark Gorlick) for knocking it out of the park @radio!!!… everybody @HITS! Magazine…. and Big ups to Brandon Crowe and all of Etrain moderators and fellow entertainers (haven’t forgotten about my promise to get you those signed CD’s)… you all are the best, most rabid fans in the world, and we are making history together!… let’s keep this train moving!!!… thank y’all and god bless!