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Ready for an American Idol-off, readers?

On last night’s Motown-themed performance episode of the competition, Paul McDonald covered the Smokey Robinson classic “Tracks of My Tears.” The judges loved it, with Randy Jackson gushing: “You’re kind of the complete package.”

It was a solid performance, no doubt, but how does it compare to the version of the same song by Adam Lambert two seasons ago? Compare both renditions now and decide for yourself:

Adam Lambert - Tracks of My Tears
Adam Lambert - Tracks of My Tears

Whose cover do you prefer?