NOV 16 2010
(New York, NY) - Superstar Adam Lambert announces plans to release Acoustic Live! (19 Recordings / RCA Records), a 5 song EP, which will be available at all digital service providers as well as at www.AdamOfficial.com on December 6th. In addition there will be a limited number of physical copies made available for sale exclusive from www.AdamOfficial.com.
Fans who pre-order the EP on www.AdamOfficial.com will get the acoustic version of "Whataya Want From Me" immediately as an instant grat as well as a limited edition lithograph poster of the cover art. Acoustic Live! includes versions of five of Adam's most popular tracks from For Your Entertainment, including "Whataya Want From Me" and "Music Again" which were recording while Adam was in Germany and "Aftermath" and "Soaked" from Lambert's Glam Nation tour. It also includes an acoustic version of "Mad World", which Adam first performed memorably on American Idol.
Lambert's debut album For Your Entertainment (19 Entertainment / RCA Records) 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 hit single "Whataya Want From Me," written by Pink and Max Martin, became his first #1 hit on the Billboard charts, topping the Hot Singles Sales survey as well as Hot Dance Singles Sales chart. "Whataya Want From Me" has been a smash hit on many charts, including the Hot 100, Pop Songs, Adult Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Hot Digital Songs and Hot Dance Club Play. It has also become an international hit, going top 10 in Australia, Sweden, South Africa, New Zealand, Denmark, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Argentina and Finland and reaching #1 airplay in Canada, Germany & Singapore. "If I Had You" also charted Top 10 in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Finland, South Africa and Canada.
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.