HollywoodNews.com: Our selected Celeb to be our “Hollywood Cool Celeb of the Week” is Adam Lambert. One of our favorite Stars!
In August 2011, Lambert announced that his second studio album, Trespassing, would be released on March 20, 2012. Anticipation for its release has been building and is considerable.
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Trespassing – The title track was co-written with Grammy Award winning Pharrell Williams, while the album’s lead single, “Better Than I Know Myself”, a collaboration with Dr. Luke and Claude Kelly, was released on December 20, 2011 to all digital retailers. His debut live performance of the single on January 17, 2012 on the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno received overwhelmingly positive reviews, focusing on Lambert’s soaring and impeccable vocals on this melodically challenging song, as well as his more stripped down and sophisticated look. It’s reprise on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show two days later, brought equally glowing reviews as well as an interview. The commanding album cover art by Lambert’s friend and Art Director/Photographer for Trespassing, Lee Cherry, was revealed on January 24. The image is a dramatic departure from Lambert’s depiction on the 2009 cover of For Your Entertainment, signaling a new era in his career.
On January 29, Lambert’s 30th birthday, he was the first American artist to play the Q-Snowcase in Zell Am See, Austria. In a five song acoustic set, he performed three songs from the new album — including a debut unplugged version of the title track “Trespassing,” described as “fierce and funky” in this rendition.
Lambert premiered his provocative and “stunningly art-directed” video of “Better Than I Know Myself” on his Vevo channel on February 3, 2012. Directed by Ray Kay, the video provides the viewer with split screen and split personality entree into an interpretative world where dark and light collide and coalesce. The multiple meanings attached to the work serve as the introduction to the theme of the album Trespassing, which Lambert says reflects the dark and light sides of himself through song.
After months of speculation, it was announced on February 20, 2012 that Lambert would again take the stage with Queen to headline the U.K.’s Sonisphere Festival on July 7, 2012. The performance will have particular significance as its location at Knebworth Park marks the site of Freddie Mercury’s final performance with the band in August, 1986. In announcing the lineup, Sonisphere cited the [...]