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Kirstin Says: Oh, No! Darren Criss & The Warblers Warbled On The 'Today' Show — And Not In A Good Way!

Tue, April 19, 2011 1:06pm EDT by 14 Comments

I don’t know if it was the microphones or what, but ‘Glee’ actor Darren Criss and his back up ‘Warblers’ sounded out of breath and out of tune by the end of ‘Soul Sister’ on the ‘Today’ show April 19!

On Glee, Darren Criss is like a breath of fresh air. He’s charming, handsome, charismatic and pitch perfect. However, when he performed this morning on the Today show, he sounded like a warbler — and not like “The Warblers.”

When the 24-year-old actor started “Soul Sister,” the first thing I noticed was some sort of funky auto-tune with his mic. Other than that, it all seemed fine. By the time the chorus hit, things had changed. It seemed like Darren was out of breath from all the dancing and the high notes — which is something for which I don’t blame him. I couldn’t get up there and sing that well live on national TV either. But it seems like someone should have caught all of this in rehearsal, or maybe his back up singers could have taken more of the pressure off of him. That’s a tough solo!

Nevertheless, Darren is so adorable, I can’t hold one weak performance against him. I cannot wait to see him return as Blaine tonight on Glee, can you? What did YOU think of the Warblers’ performance? Sound off below!

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