The best audition from last night’s American Idol Hollywood Week show was from a guy named Andrew Garcia. He brilliantly flipped an old, ahem, Paula Abdul song and was the highlight of the night.

Unfortunately for him, he had to sing it to new host Ellen DeGeneres rather than Paula herself. Paula might’ve cried large tears if she saw it live.

Here’s Andrew Garcia’s rendition of Paula Abdul’s over 20 year old song, Straight Up: