'American Idol': Anoop Desai's first single 'My Name'

anoop-desai-my-name-single.jpg"American Idol" finalist Anoop Desai is releasing his debut album titled "All is Fair" on May 4. Take a listen to the first single "My Name."

"It's a pop record, but definitely influenced by a Bollywood feel," Desai tells People of the single, which hits iTunes Tuesday, March 23.

"'My Name' has a double meaning. On one hand, it's a response to kids that used to make fun of my name when I was little. I wanted my first contribution to be something that said, 'Hey, my name is now cool, not something to be ashamed of.'"

The 23-year-old North Carolina native co-wrote the song with fellow "American Idol" finalist Brandon Rogers, whom you may remember from season 6.




What do you guys think? Do you like Anoop's first single?

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Photo credit: Anoop Desai official site

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