Priscilla Presley believes Elvis would
have appreciated Adam Lambert's talent.
Lambert is among the 75 celebrities
photographed by Christopher Ameruoso wearing Elvis' collection of
iconic sunglasses for the book Shades
Others featured in the book include
Johnny Depp, Elton John, Ozzy Osborne, Snoop Dogg, Robert Plant,
Cher, Steven Tyler, Celine Dion and Willie Nelson.
“First and foremost [Lambert's] very
talented,” Presley told HNGN.com.
“He's a full-fledged entertainer and he isn't afraid to take
risks. He's a showman from the inside and out.”
When asked whether Elvis would have
been a “Glambert,” Presley answered that she believes he would
“Elvis liked anyone who was beyond
good at what they did. Adam challenges himself. Always striving to
be the best he can be at anything he does. He's passionate about his
work and it shows. How can anyone not appreciate that in a
performer?” she rhetorically asked.