Brendan Murray recently appeared on The X Factor UK, aiming to secure one of the six coveted chairs in the show‘s “six–chair challenge.”
As he took the stage, Brendan shared his dream of pursuing music as his true passion with the judges. They wished him luck, and he turned to face the fellow contestants who had already claimed their seats on the stage. Brendan then began to sing “Everybody Hurts,” a song originally penned and performed by the renowned band R.E.M.
Everyone, judges included, was taken aback by the sheer power of his voice. It was evident that the other contestants were engaged in passionate debates about how incredible he sounded. When Brendan reached the song‘s soaring high notes, the other contestants couldn‘t help but lower their heads, knowing that one of them might not remain on the stage for long.
Brendan delivered the song with such intensity that you could feel every emotion he was experiencing and the emotions the song‘s writer intended to convey.
Naturally, Brendan received a standing ovation from both the audience and the judges after completing the song. He then sank into a squat on the stage, appearing as if he were moved to tears.
Simon Cowell remarked to Brendan that he was in a league of his own compared to the other contestants. Another judge approached Brendan, expressing a desire to speak with him before pressing the button that secured his advancement to the next round of the competition. Brendan was overjoyed, and everyone eagerly anticipated hearing this incredible performer once again.