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Adam Lambert Recalls the Time He Got Call to Perform With Queen

February 28, 2012 03:57:59 GMT

The 'Better Than I Know Myself' singer says that after their collaboration at the EMAs, 'it just seemed to be the right thing to continue.'


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Adam Lambert is excited about his upcoming gig with his idol, Queen. At the 20th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, the singer remembered how he reacted when he got a call from his manager about the offer.

"My manager called, 'this is something you want to do?' and I was like 'of course!'," he opened up to a reporter at the City of West Hollywood Park. "We did the EMAs together, the European Music Awards for MTV, and after that it just seemed to be the right thing to continue."

Lambert is going to perform with Brian May and friends at Sonisphere festival at Knebworth on July 7. "I'm looking forward to it," he gushed about the summer gig. "I got a lot of work to do, learn all their music but I'm excited."

In a previous statement, he said, "The thought of sharing the stage for a full set is so beautifully surreal. I'm honored to be able to pay my respects to Freddie's memory. He's a personal hero of mine and I am deeply grateful for the chance to sing such powerful music for fans of this legendary band."

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by Lynn317 on Feb 28, 2012
ANOTHER CONCERT for LAMBERT with QUEEN -just announced Feb 28 - a new concert in Moscow June 30.
posted by debca on Feb 28, 2012
I just know Adam will give a stellar and exciting performance as always, and will honor FM, hope someone there posts a video on You Tube for all fans who won't be there.
posted by tess4ADAM on Feb 28, 2012
So THRILLED about all the ADAM + QUEEN news ... hope there are DVDs of ALL the concerts!! I'll BUY!! I'll BUY!! GO ADAM!! THANK YOU QUEEN!!
posted by glamity58 on Feb 27, 2012
I don't get tired of reading about this. I hope it all goes well. I know Adam will work hard and make Freddie, his hero, proud. The haters will try to hurt his good name, but Adam will deal with it because we all believe this is a good thing.

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