Who is American Idol's Leah Marlene's dad?

SHE was the energetic American Idol contestant with a soulful sound, obvious songwriting talent and quirky personality.

But it's no wonder Leah Marlene was a hit with the judges as music runs deep through her veins.

Leah Marlene's dad is Derry Grehan from Canadian rock band Honeymoon Suite.

The group were behind a number of hits which reached music charts in Canada and the United States.

The 20-year-old from Normal in McLean County, Illinois, told judges.

Who is the Honeymoon Suite? Honeymoon Suite are a Canadian rock band who found success with charting tracks in the 80s.

Lead vocalist Johnnie Dee, keyboardist Brad Bent and drummer Mike Lengyell band formed the band in 1981.

During her American Idol audition, Leah told viewers music has been a part of her since she was born.