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His second major album This Loud Morning was released on June 28, 2011.
His third post American Idol and fourth overall studio album Digital Vein was released on September 18, 2015.
During the final show, identical commercials promoting Guitar Hero featured Cook and fellow finalist Archuleta mimicked the Tom Cruise scene from Risky Business where he dances in his underwear playing an air guitar.
On the second song in Hollywood, he sang "I'll Be" by Edwin Mc Cain.
He was also an avid baseball player (pitcher) during high school and once gave up a home run to Albert Pujols in an American Legion Baseball game. He earned a theater scholarship to the University of Central Missouri, but he abandoned theater after two semesters, graduating from the school in 2006 with a degree in graphic design.
He performed Bon Jovi's "Livin' On a Prayer" for his audition.
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, 2008, and has since been certified platinum by the RIAA.