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Adam Lambert takes on Jimi Hendrix during encore

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Lambert has never been one who was afraid to make an impression and one that will last for decades and once again he has outdone himself. While the singer has been known to perform covers every now and then for special occasions, last night was no different.

At his show in Paris, he surprised all the fans with a performance of Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” during the encore, reports a fan. Since the performance, it has become a trending topic on twitter and only time will tell if Lambert will perform this cover again.

Watch Adam perform “Purple Haze” below:

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  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    woohoo. that was for Monte’s birthday. He did Metallica for Tommy’s birthday.

  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    I am a huge fan of Adam, and even though this was quite a treat, if they cover it again I hope he sings it with a little more justice to the original. Was so excited to hear it and was left a little disappointed. And for the make out sessions, simulated jerking off, and mic BJ’s, it is starting to turn me off a bit. Please Adam, you could be so huge without all this! We all know your sexual preference, but you can still be true to yourself without acting it out on stage!

  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    WOW! He has outdone himself alright! What a treat to have witnessed this amazing performance. Jimi Hendrix would be proud. Monte also done superb job with Purple Haze on his guitar. Love you guys. I will be back to comment when I can pull myself together.

  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    Never let it be said that Adam doesn’t have a sense of humor. Beautiful man

  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    There is just ONE little minor detail you forgot to put in your article……that song was a tribute to Montee, his lead guitarist, for his birhday because he loves it!

  • November 18, 2010 | Permalink |

    When ADAM entertains … ADAM “ENTERTAINS”!!! WHAT a “SHOWMAN”!!

  • November 19, 2010 | Permalink |

    Awesome. Lots of fun. Adam’s got a great voice.

  • November 19, 2010 | Permalink |

    tanya.. because you don’t mind gay people as long as they don’t shove it down your throat, right?

  • November 19, 2010 | Permalink |

    So when are Isaac and Cam’s birthdays? Purple Haze for Monte’s, Enter Sandman for Tommy I’d love to see what he’d do for Isaac and Cam on their birthdays. PS. I love Isaac so glad he’s with the band. What a great personality and he seems so happy to be a part of the Glam Band.

    Loved Purple Haze and Whole Lot of Love Adam did in Paris.

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