Nice guy Elliott Yamin gets back to his R&B roots on his second album, Fight for Love.
As far as Elliott Yamin sees it, his stint on season five of American Idol didn’t really afford him much of an opportunity to introduce his real self to the world. It’s not because the show stifled his creative spirit, though, as many other former contestants have complained about with regard to their experiences on Idol. “I think there really wasn’t that much for me to show on the show,” Yamin says with a self-deprecating laugh, the first of many during our half-hour chat. “I was just some nervous young guy who’d never done any of that before.”