Lambert’s “2012 ” Song Is “Truly Sensational,” Brian May Says

August 20th, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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When Adam Lambert visited the Rolling Stone offices recently, the American Idol runner-up told us that he was working on a top-secret film soundtrack. Now, thanks to Queen guitarist Brian May’s blog, we know what movie will feature one of Lambert’s first post-Idol songs: The apocalyptic flick 2012. According to May, Lambert and American Idiot producer Rob Cavallo teamed up for the track, Towleroad reports. 2012 hits theaters November 13th, and Lambert’s debut album is also due out in November.

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“I have to say I was completely blown away … it’s truly sensational,” May wrote on his blog after hearing the 2012 track. “In fact it’s so obviously a number one smash, any bookie would be mad to take bets on it. I am not kidding.” The compliments didn’t end there from May, whose former bandmate Freddie Mercury is one of Lambert’s avowed influences. “I’m not easily moved to jelly by male vocalists … but Adam’s voice reaches out with sensitivity, depth, maturity, and awesome range and power which will make jaws drop all around the world. It’s an awesome performance. No doubt about it. The world of Rock has a bright new star,” May writes.

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Lambert previously impressed May when the Wild Idol performed with Queen during the Season Eight finale of American Idol. After the show, rumors began circulating that May would recruit Lambert to be Queen’s new vocalist after the exit of Paul Rod...

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily


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