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‘American Idol’ Alum David Archuleta Is Back With New Song ‘Paralyzed’

By COREY ATAD. 27 Aug 2019 3:22 PM

David Archuleta has returned with brand new music.

The 28-year-old singer, who was the runner-up on the seventh season of “American Idol”, just released his latest single “Paralyzed”.

The anthemic new song will be featured on Archuleta’s seventh album scheduled to be released next year.

“[It’s] a bit of a venting song,” David told Idolator. “I get frustrated watching myself hesitate so much, and not let go of things from the past that I know I should. A lot of those past things are fears, anger, resentment, and I see how they all form excuses in my mind of why I can’t move forward. I watch as missed opportunities fly by and I just do nothing, because I freeze. It gets me so frustrated!”

He added, “This song is the battle with those paralyzing thoughts and I intend to be the victor.”

In 2008, Archuleta made it to the finale of “American Idol”, but lost to David Cook.