The Voice UK live shows: Sam Buttery takes on Erasure (VIDEO)

Sam Buttery

Sam Buttery's vocal impressed on the first Voice UK live final tonight, but his staging was criticized by the coaches.

The 20-year-old performed A Little Respect by Erasure on the opening show this evening.

Will.i.am said: "I was truly entertained. I still have my ear... there was a part that was flat but I didn't care, because I just like watching you."

Jessie J told him: "Firstly, I'm going to say your vocal is great... but I would've preferred to see just you on stage and not a full musical on stage. I feel like the dancers weren't to my taste."

Danny O'Donoghue added: "That was a timeless performance, behind the personality there's a great, great singer there."

Finally, Sam's coach Sir Tom Jones said: "Sam was worried about this timing in rehearsals, but tonight it was spot on."

What did you think of Sam's performance? Leave your views below!

Watch [tag]Sam Buttery[/tag] on [cat]The Voice UK[/cat] live shows below…

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