Creighton Fraker is unique. Let's all agree on that. The guy conducted a sword fight with a fire hydrant during his pre-performance montage on American Idol last night.
But give the season 11 contestant credit for embracing his quirks and telling the audience: "You have to be who you are." Fraker then went out and sang the perfect song to go along with that theme: Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors."
"Dude, you can definitely sing," Randy Jackson told Creighton in response. It's clear the panelists want this different looking and different sounding hopeful to remain on the show, but will his act irritate viewers? We'll find out Thursday night. For now, just watch his cover of a 1980s classic: