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American Idol Video: Kris Allen, Taylor Hicks and More Talk 'Farewell Season'

For those of us who saw From Justin to Kelly in an actual movie theater, there’s already a bookend to American Idol‘s inaugural champ — and his last name is Guarini.

But as Season 2 grad Clay Aiken points out in the following exclusive promo video of the reality behemoth’s farewell tour, the person who’s crowned the Season 15 champ come April 7 will earn a place as the omega to the Lady Clarkson’s alpha.

Fellow franchise MVPs Kris Allen and Taylor Hicks also dish their feelings on returning to the Idol fold to help with auditions — along with Ruben Studdard and Lee DeWyze — a process that left Allen filled with “all the good memories — and maybe some nervous ones, too.”

Press PLAY above for the full promo — then hit the comments and share your anticipation level for Idol‘s farewell season!