David Roland Cook ( born December 20, 1982) is an American rock singer- songwriter, who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol in. Prior to Idol he released an independent album entitled Analog Heart.
This was followed by his post- Idol major- label debut David Cook which was released on November 18,, and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA. The national tour began as the Summer Tour, on June 21,, and ended August 21,, covering a total of 40 cities. David Archuleta served as the special guest for the entire tour except for some tour dates at state fairs when David had concerts outside of this tour.