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5 Adam Lambert songs that should have been singles

We pick the songs that should have been singles from the singer’s catalogue.

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This year marks the 12th anniversary of the release of Adam Lambert’s debut album ‘For Your Entertainment’, which arrived in 2009 only months after the singer came second on season 8 of ‘American Idol’.

Since then, Lambert has established himself as a credible solo artist with four studio albums under his belt and he’s been performing with Queen since 2014, completing several world tours to widespread critical acclaim.

Lambert’s latest album ‘Velvet’ was released in 2020 and while we wait for new music, we’ve been digging through Lambert’s catalogue to pick the 5 songs I think should have been singles. Keep reading to find out our choices…

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2. ‘Shady’ featuring Nile Rodgers & Sam Sparro

This underrated gem from ‘Trespassing’ was a little ahead of its time and saw Lambert teaming up with legend Nile Rodgers and pop star Sam Sparro. The funky groove was written by Lambert, Sparro and Lester Mendez, and it never fails to get me bopping along. How was this not a huge worldwide smash? Missed opportunity I think.

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