Last night marked the finale dance episode of So You Think You Can Dance. The results and winner will be announced tonight, but not before I weigh in a bit on the musical selections from the evening's routines, much like I've done in the past few weeks. Quite the scattering of new and old, with a little dose of the classics tossed in for good measure, and the festivities saw everything from a Leonard Bernstein tune to Kanye West's Power get the foot-moving treatment.
Overall, the show was solid, with the top 3 dancers (Lauren, Robert and Kent), performing with each other, an all-star and a solo. Nearly all the routines garnered praise from the judges, and it's left in the hands of callers to determine season 7's winner.
A highlight was both Kent and Allison's and then Robert and Lauren's contemporary pieces, but you know me and you know I love my hip-hop, so the dance done to Yeezy's current single is below in video form. So strong!
Now, a list of all the songs used in last night's episode.
florence + the machine's dog days are over used in this "look at their journey" montage
kent and lauren doing a bollywood routine to om bangala by kambahhkt ishq
lauren and twitch dance hip-hop to kanye west's power
robert and mark dance jazz to devo's whip it
kent dances solo to train's the finish line
lauren and robert dance contemporary to cinematic orchestra's that home
lauren and kent dance jazz to huey lewis and the news' hip to be square
robert dances solo to the postal service's the district sleeps alone tonight
kent and allison dance contemporary to joshua radin's sundrenched world (live session)
lauren dances solo to mary j blige's i'm goin' down
robert and kathryn dance broadway to cool from west side story
lauren and pacha dance the cha-cha to christina aguilera's not myself tonight
kent and robert dance the malevos to taylor long's the chosen/addict