Aidin Vaziri | Coming in second on the last season of “American Idol” did little to dampen Adam Lambert’s pop ambitions. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old San Diego singer released his first major-label album, “For Your Entertainment.” As expected, he has gone all out. From the Glamour Shots-inspired cover picture to the list of top-shelf collaborators in the liner notes, it’s a creatively charged effort designed to launch him into the same stratosphere as the show’s more notable successes like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.
‘Idol’ runner-up Lambert’s 1st major album out
Q: Did you pretty much approach “For Your Entertainment” like it might be the only album you ever make? It has that kitchen-sink quality.
A: Well, you never know. It could be the only album I ever make. I wanted to have an eclectic mix of music on there. I know it’s not how albums are done anymore, but it’s how I wanted to do it. Read more.