Adam Lambert Talks Music and More (VIDEO)

Here’ s Part 2 of Lyndsey Park’er’s interview with Adam Lambert.  There’s  track-by-track talk and more.  (Via Yahoo Music)

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On the new song “Outlaws Of Love”: “When I wrote this song, I was directly referring to the sadness that I felt in taking in the adversity that gay community faces on every level: marriage, bullying, acceptance of all kinds, our presence in the entertainment community, politics, all of it….There’s been a lot of music in pop lately with inspirational messages saying, ‘It’s okay to be different, you can do it!’ But this is a song that like, ‘F***, it sucks sometimes!’ It really sucks, and it makes me sad. And that’s the reality of it. My last album was all about escapism, for the most part, and this album’s more about reflecting the human condition. So sometimes it’s sad.”

On the new song “Naked Love”: “It’s by Benny Blanco and the writers that did ‘Moves Like Jagger,’ going into a disco place. It’s basically a song that’s like, ‘I don’t want all the frills and the fancy smoke, I want the real thing: pure love.'”

On the new song “Underneath”: “A really heartbreaking song. I think it’s really about, especially given my experience, sometimes when you’re not in a good place or you’re hurting or going through something, you have to kind of put on a game face and fake it….I think people just like to write someone like me off, like, ‘Oh, he’s a freak.’ But I’m a person. It’s not that one-dimensional.”

On the new song “Broken English”: “It’s talking about communication and how sometimes language isn’t the only way we communicate. People rely so heavily on words sometimes, and it’s talking about the hidden meanings of things and the communication that can occur outside of spoken words–body language, eye contact, and how much beauty and magic there can be in that.”

On the new song “Shady”: “It’s a really fun song about being a little bit dark, and a little bit nasty, and a little bit wrong. And you know, everyone like to feel a little bit nasty and a little bit wrong from time to time!”

On the new song “Chokehold”: “That song’s about being in a relationship with somebody that is not good for you. Kind of how you keep going back for more, even though it’s an emotionally masochistic relationship. [I once called the song] ‘S&M music,’ and I didn’t mean [actual] S&M music, I meant like, emotional masochism, when you’re going back for more pain. Not actually being tied up–I’m not into that!”

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