IDOL: Matt Giraud Can't Survive Rat Pack Week

Apr. 30 2009, Published 12:40 p.m. ET

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As Frank Sinatra would say, "That's Life."

Matt Giraud was voted off American Idol Wednesday night, just two weeks after the judges spared him for elimination via a new save rule.

The 23-year-old Michigan pianist received the least amount of a season-high 47 million audience votes after performing My Funny Valentine on Tuesday's Rat Pack-themed episode.

"I'll definitely remember being the cat with nine lives up here," Giraud said following his elimination. "This is definitely not the last time you'll see me."

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The final four contestants -- Adam Lambert, Kris Allen, Allison Iraheta and Danny Gokey -- will duke it out during rock 'n' roll week, starting Tuesday at 8/7c on Fox.


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