The official press release announcing Adam Lambert’s new single for charity, “Aftermath”.
(NEW YORK – NY) – AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 runner-up, global superstar and Grammy nominee, Adam Lambert will be returning to the AMERICAN IDOL stage on Thursday, March 10th to perform an acoustic version of “Aftermath”. AMERICAN IDOL airs on FOX from 8:00-9:00pm live ET/tape-delayed PT.
Immediately following Lambert’s performance on AMERICAN IDOL, a remix of “Aftermath” (remixed by Billboard) will be made available on AdamOfficial.com with part of the proceeds going to support The Trevor Project.
Says Lambert, “Billboard turns the song into a fresh new dance pop anthem to blast on the radio and in the clubs!”
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. For more information, visit www.TheTrevorProject.org.
Says Lambert;”[“Aftermath”]…was written about finding the courage to be honest with yourself and the people who love you. It’s about facing adversity and taking risks in the name of personal liberation. The song takes on different meanings to different listeners. I hope this song inspires people to be who they truly want to be… And dance!”
“Aftermath” was featured on Lambert’s debut album For Your Entertainment (19 Recordings / RCA Records), Acoustic Live! EP and is also on his Glam Nation Live CD/DVD (19 Records / RCA Records) which is coming out on March 22nd. Glam Nation Live was shot in Indianapolis, Indiana at Clowes Hall on August 31st, 2010 and directed by Doug Spangenberg.
Fans can pre-order Glam Nation Live as well as an exclusive “Glam Nation Tour Pack” at AdamOfficial.com. Fans can also visit, http://www.AdamOfficial.com/GlamNation, the all-new Glam Nation section of Adam’s website for an in depth look at one of the most sought after tours of 2010.
Lambert’s debut album For Your Entertainment has sold over 1 million copies worldwide since making it’s debut at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in November 2009. He is first AMERICAN IDOL to ever tour the world in support of their debut album in the year following their IDOL season.
Lambert’s performances on Season 8 of AMERICAN IDOL are already legendary, his live televised collaborations with Queen and KISS were a highlight of his season and his stunning performances of songs including “Mad World, ” “The Tracks Of My Tears, ” “Ring Of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Love” are still widely regarded as some of the most captivating moments in Idol history.