Adam’s official press release announcing his record deal:
(Los Angeles, CA ‘ June 9, 2009) ‘ American Idol season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert has been signed to 19 Recordings and licensed to RCA Records. He is preparing to start work on his debut album which is due for release in fall 2009.
…To find a talent as exceptional as Adam Lambert is a rare and special event, says Simon Fuller, Creator and Executive Producer of American Idol and Founder & CEO of 19 Entertainment. …I am thrilled that American Idol was the platform for the world to discover this brilliant young man. He is unique and unforgettable and a certain star of tomorrow.
“There are no longer any rules in terms of where the world’s next superstars may come from, says Barry Weiss, Chairman & CEO RCA/JIVE Label Group. …We are thrilled to be getting involved with Adam Lambert as we all at RCA Records believe he is one of those rare, future global stars”.
…Im thrilled that weve come to a creative and collaborative partnership and look forward to developing a really exciting album, says Lambert. …We are 100% on the same page and are all anxiously awaiting the start of the recordings. It going to be ridiculous! Get Ready!!!
As far as collaborators are concerned Adam told E News, “I can’t say yet. I wanna keep [collaborators] a surprise, but we have some really great stuff in store.”
But, “Hollywood’s Not America” singer, Ferras recently twittered that he was writing songs for Adam with famed songwriter, Desmond Child (Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Kelly Clarkson)
Some of his dream collaborators? Madonna and Missy Elliott. About Elliot, Adam says, he’d like to do “Something a little bit urban’ something you can shake your booty to…”
“My record will be kind of a rock-pop-electronic-dance thing, ” Adam said in a recent interview, “I don’t know how to describe it. I think it’s gonna take on a life of its own, as far as genre goes.”