Many of you who are connected to my personal account on facebook will know that I love The Voice. The following article is about contestant Harrison, a 19 year old boy, who, despite having quite a severe stutter, can sing beautifully.
- Holly Byrnes - National TV writer
- From: News Limited Network
- June 10, 2013 11:28PM
Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/television/emotional-scenes-on-the-voice/story-e6frfmyi-1226661509031#ixzz2Vri63YYS
HARRISON Craig's estranged father may not be a fan of The Voice, or have seen his son's triumph on national television.
But the 19-year-old Melbourne singer was gracious enough to acknowledge the man who abandoned his family and inspired the heart-breaking original song which could carry Craig to claim this year's reality talent series title.
In raw and emotional scenes reminiscent of last year's winner Karise Eden, the teen sensation channelled his family break-up, schoolyard bullying and the stutter which for so long kept his feelings locked inside, finally let his voice - and his heart - be heard in the lyrics of a moving song he penned, prophetically titled More Than A Dream.
With the composure and vocal control expected of his more senior rivals, Craig made his final and most compelling claim to be named the winner of this year's Voice series - with just a week of voting now left before Australia decides between the Team Seal favourite and his competition: Team Ricky's Luke Kennedy, Team Delta's Celia Pavey and controversially, Team Joel's Danny Ross.
More than a dream immediately went to the top of the iTunes chart and Harrison's Unchained Melody was at No. 2.
Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/television/emotional-scenes-on-the-voice/story-e6frfmyi-1226661509031#ixzz2Vrhyy6Q2