Adam Lambert Update – Sept. 7-13, 2015
WE ARE ALL DED NOW…
Adam Instagrams from his bed. Watch.
“Day 2 of rehearsals today, Friday. We have at least one BIG surprise for you guys.” —Bri (from Brian’s Soapbox)
DR. BRI EXPOUNDS
Is this the bromance of the century?
Via Silke: Putting this here for you to read, typed down by Marisa, who is a journalist and massive Glambert and QAL fan from Rio: “Just listening to Dr. Bri berting on that podcast (Episode 10) was not enough, so I decided to type the best parts. So here it goes, with some editing.”
“I have to say, we have the extra ingredient now that is Adam Lambert. Adam is a phenomenom. He has everything that you could ask from a frontman. (…) He’s delightful to work with. He’s equipped with this stupendous instrument, his voice. I never heard a voice like that in my whole life. His range is extraordinary. He’s also dedicated to his art in the same way that Freddie was. He recognizes that he has a gift from God. He doesn’t waste it, he takes good care of himself. Even when he parties, till the ends of the earth, he’s very much like Freddie, he into enjoying life, he knows when he can work and when he can play, so he’s always on it for the show. He’s got a natural way with the audience, he’s a born entertainer, much more than just a singer. He’s also, which I really like, very physical on stage, I’m very aware where he is and very aware of where I am (…). That comes completely naturally, it’s the kind of thing that you cannot coreograph, and it’s great, cause it’s gonna be different every night. But it is, you develop a flow, a kind of sixth sense about what the other guy is doing, and of course, our music is physical, it’s not just in the mind, it’s in the body as well, so they way we physically interact infuences the way the music sounds very much. He’s very easy going, he’s a total prima donna in the sense that he’s into his clothes and into his looks and his fitness in the same ways as Freddie, and the same way as Elvis, I’m sure. I’ve never met Elvis but I have a strong feeling Adam conducts himself in the same ways that Elvis did. (…) (He’s his own person.) Well, he’s more than that. He’s so…what’s the word, he’s kind of very much overqualified. You could say that he fits the bill, but Adam is way way more than that. Even people who are skeptical, after about three songs they’re eating out of this hand. They just love him. And I think by the end of the show Adam has become the complete focus of the show, that Freddie did as well. It’s a big thing, I feel very often like Ada is a huge part of the show, massive part, he’s not just someone who’s filling the slot. He’s changed us, he’s brought us up to the 21 century, in some ways, he’s reenergized us. And himself, as a performer, I would go watch him. There’s not too much performers of his generation that I would go watch, but I would watch him. I think he’s a wonderful craftsman. And that voice is just beyond belief. Sometimes I’m standing beside, like in WWTLF (which he nails), and I never know how he’s gonna nail it, sometimes he goes for a note and I think, ‘Jesus, is he really gonna do that?’ This goes through your head while you’re playing, you can’t lose your cool, but I feel like stopping and looking at the guy, ‘What is he doing?’, and ‘Is he gonna pull it off?’, yes, he pulls it off every time, he’s never anything less than a million percent. I’m sounding too exclamatory now, but I seriously get shivers up my spine at some of the notes he hits. And I know Freddie would as well. I know if he was watching somewhere, some place, somehow, he woud be thinking: ‘God’!”
Rock in Rio Press Conference 10th September 2015
2015-09-11 Adam Lambert – Snapchat – Rehearsing with Queen
Indulge yourselves! Thanks for this press conference loop via @Scorpiobert
Quem – “Não somos um fóssil”, diz guitarrista do Queen antes do Rock in Rio (“We are not a fossil,” says Queen guitarist before the Rock in Rio). Interview. “”
Globo – Ao lado do Queen, Adam Lambert fala do desafio de repetir feito de Freddie Mercury no Rock In Rio: “Estou pronto para o desafio” (Next to the Queen, Adam Lambert talks about the challenge of repeating done Freddie Mercury at Rock In Rio: “I am ready for the challenge”)
Brazilian fans finally get to see Adam in the flesh!
PRESS AND BLOG PICKS
Vanguardist – I finally have accepted myself – Screencaps below.
Yahoo – Adam Lambert Spotted Travelling On The London Underground During UK Visit “Adam Lambert is one of the most successful artists to come out of American Idol, he’s stepped up to fill Freddie Mercury’s massive shoes as he toured the world with Queen, and is arguably one of the biggest stars in the world right now. However, that didn’t stop Adam from slumming it with the rest of us during a recent visit across the pond…Yes, the 33-year-old glam rock icon was spotted making his way across London on the actual hot ‘n’ sweaty underground yesterday morning as he continued with his promo tour for new album, ‘The Original High’. Adam was said to be more than happy to chat to fans who couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw their idol donning his best leopard print jeans and leather vest for the journey.”
Billboard – ‘American Idol’: Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood & Adam Lambert to Lead Parade of Alumni for Last Season? “According to sources, Idol’s final bow will feature only alumni of the show, saving the A-list bookings for the grand finale, scheduled for May 2016. “We will be bringing Idols back in a way that’s organic,” says Trish Kinane, president of entertainment programming at FremantleMedia North America and Idolshowrunner, stopping short of confirming the plan. “We’re going to be reflecting on the huge successes and amazing moments from the past 14 years.” Says another insider: “It is too far out from the season” to speak definitively about guest spots.”
Melty – Adam Lambert : “J’aimerais beaucoup chanter avec Beyoncé !” (EXCLU) “…I would like to work with Gorgon City or Duke Dumont and many other DJs. About other artists, for sure I would love to sing with Beyoncé. Pink too! She wrote Whataya Want From Me so I already had the chance to sing her songs but I would really like to have the opportunity to sing together because she’s really fantastic…”
VIDEO AND AUDIO FAVS
2015-09-04 Interview Vienna Puls4 better quality – by hanaanf
The Byron & Kristie Show chat to Syrian National Kamar. Very touching interview via our fav Aussie radio host Byron Cooke. Listen here.
Adam Lambert interview China Mtime Sept 2015
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) September 11, 2015
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