Annie Barrett
February 09, 2011 AT 12:00 PM EST

Update: Annie’s recap is live!

So close to Hollywood (Week)… yet so far away. S. Ty, J. Lo, and R. Jacks hit San Francisco on tonight’s audition-round episode. Fire up your Audition Rounds Bingo card and get ready for a flowers-in-their-hair montage featuring sad sacks, delusionals, derelicts, and people in costumes! Chat about American Idol‘s one-hour Golden Gate audition spectacle here during and after the show, then come back later for my full recap.

And Simon, let it go. It’s getting weird.

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