September 22, 2005 02:14:00 GMT
INXS tapped J.D. Fortune as its lead singer on CBS' "Rock Star: INXS Tuesday"
Australian band INXS ending their long journey looking for the right person to fill the right place in their formation. And they come up with J.D. Fortune, publicly declared him as their new singer on CBS' "Rock Star: INXS" Tuesday, ending 13 weeks of American Idol-style competition among 15 performers.
"He's very passionate," said bassist Beers about the Canadian singer. "He's got a lot of energy. And we feel comfortable about what he's going to bring to INXS and appreciate what we are offering him more than anybody. He's now an equal member of the brain trust of INXS performance-wise and in the studio. And that will unfold as we go along."