Out singer Adam Lambert talks about his
new look with Billboard.
The 33-year-old Lambert is current
promoting his third studio album, The Original High.
“[T]he American Idol alum …
has switched his fashion influences from glam divas to more
traditional heartthrobs,” Billboard
“I've put down a lot of the makeup,”
Lambert said. “I put the flat iron in the attic. I'm looking at
people like Elvis and James Dean.”
“I've been asked with this album
campaign, 'Did you want to tone it down?' It wasn't that I was
consciously [doing that], though. It just shifted,” he said.
Lambert added that trends are a part of
“As a pop musician, [trends] are part
of my job; to reflect what people like,” he said. “Production
and the way something sounds are very much like fashion, where for a
particular season people are gravitating toward something.”
Williams compares Adam Lambert to Elvis Presley.)