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DAUGHTRY's Producer Blasts 'American Idol' Outcast Danny Gokey

May 27, 2009 (3:04 am) GMT
Howard Benson, who previously worked on DAUGHTRY's albums, thinks that working with 'American Idol' outcast Danny Gokey will be tough.
Danny Gokey

Howard Benson, who has produced 's albums, recently slammed , sharing to MTV that making a record with the "" outcast will be hard. "The hardest record to make is Gokey's record, which is why I don't think he's going to make one," Howard states.

"It would be very tough to make a record with him," the producer, who has also worked with , continued. "I don't think he established who he was at all. He has this great, soulful voice. But he dresses like some guy that's in a bar somewhere. He doesn't look the part."

Beside opening up his opinion about Danny Gokey, Howard Benson also commented on and Megan Joy. While frankly admitting that he is pessimistic about Danny making an album, Howard said he would love to work with Allison and considered Megan has some potential.

Despite Howard's harsh words, Danny previously revealed his desire "to do a soulful album." He explained, "I want to mix it with nice beats, like nice R&B beats, beats that get people's heads moving, and mix it with a hint of a Latin vibe. I was with my wife for 12 years, she was Puerto Rican, and I'm so into salsa and merengue, and I want to mix it in one arena."

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