Adam Lambert releases his covers album “High Drama”
American singer Adam Lambert celebrates music of the past with his new album of ‘re-invented’ cover versions, “High Drama”, in his own showmanship style. “High Drama” kicks off with Adam’s punk re-telling of Bonnie Tyler’s “Holding Out For A Hero“, which featured in the film ‘Footloose’ and the TV series Cover Up, both in 1984. “Holding Out For A Hero” was a No.2 hit in the UK and peaked at No.34 in America. Adam stamps his own ‘footprint’ on the track with Glam production and a video to match!
Adam also turns his attention to Duran Duran’s epic hit “Ordinary World“, which celebrates its 30th birthday this January. On this occasion, instead of a larger-than-life interpretation, Adam resorts to an orchestral and vocal recording of the Pop-Rock classic from 1993. “Ordinary World” was the lead single from Duran Duran’s self-titled seventh studio album, better known as ‘The Wedding Album’, and took the band back into the charts around the world, reaching No.3 in America and No.6 in the UK.
Adam goes much further back in time with his version of “Mad About The Boy”, a song written in 1932 by British actor, director and playwright, Sir Noel Coward. “Mad About The Boy” has been recorded by a number of artists but is best known from the 1952 hit by Dinah Washington (1924-1963), which was later re-produced by composer Quincy Jones in 1961, and then used in a TV commercial for jeans and found new popularity in the early 1990’s. Adam showcased his version on the BBC television series Strictly Come Dancing in late 2022.
“High Drama” is released on 24th February
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