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Thanks to One Picture - Glam Back?

Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 12:01AM by Registered CommenterAllyson B. Crawford | Comments18 Comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'm grateful for even getting an update posted today. My host is having a slew of problems and every time I tried to post, I was met with a massive page error. So, this isn't the original article I had planned, but still one of my favorite subjects nonetheless.

Entertainment Weekly says "glam is back" thanks to Adam Lambert. If you're not a loyal Glambert, let me catch you up. Mr. Lambert revealed the cover of For Your Entertainment a few hours ago. I get that the whole thing is an homage to David Bowie, but I don't really care for the cover. Not that it matters. The only thing that matters is the music - and no one knows what the album sounds like yet. Apparently the first single will be released Monday, and then maybe we'll know.

So, I'll ask the original question again: is Glam back, thanks to this album cover? Tell me "yes" or "no" in the comments section.

Reader Comments (18)

Yikes! it's back to the 80's for sure, I say no
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterlooksthatkill
Some album covers go down in history as iconic. Others are ridiculed for decades after, regardless of the music. This will fall into the latter category.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJT
WTF!!!??? Thats a great cover if your Pat Benatar if your not its pretty gay then again it is Adam Lambert.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterFitz
NO! This isn't the "glam" I want to associate myself with. Yes, he's told the whole world he's gay, we get it,but c'mon! I'm going to refrain from saying anything else about this b/c I'm sure I'd offend someone. You honestly think ppl will take this album seriously with an album cover like this? Is it April fools and I didn't get the memo?
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkari
Well put, JT - I have to agree. I honestly thought it was a picture of Pink. Not sure who that reflects on more poorly - her or him?
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commentermom2ross
70's glam, maybe. Certainly not 80's. 80's glam was loaded with attitude. That pic is just effeminate.

Although I will say that he does look a bit like Rikki Rocket (sp?) in that pic.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBryon
Cheap album covers are back thanks to this picture, but certainly not glam.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRandy
First off, i am a guy and ive always been a fan of adam (im straight dont worry) and his voice is just INCREDIBLE but this picture is too much. I see the David Bowie influence but seriously? this would make me embarressed if i was caught with that cover. ill find away to buy it though cuz i bet there is still some kick ass stuff on it.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMotleyCrue666
Ummmm, no..
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterWED21
Wow, has Kelly Osbourne lost weight?!?
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTroy
Glam blehhh not cover is not Glam, Poison cover was Glam, Motley Crue covers were Glam, that is GEY. He won't bring Glam writing with Lady Gaga and making silly Armageddon ballads.Without band to back it up he will suffocate into POP territory very fast.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterPeter
I am looking forward to hearing his music. I will have to download it because I WILL NOT walk into a store to purchase that. It definatly screams 70's Glam by the cover. If you want to see a album cover that screams 80's Glam, and really rocks with a bit of humor go pick up STEEL PANTHER's debut album in store now.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterreptileblvd
That's an transexuell, that's no glam, glam is not gay!
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterLiam
No way, glam rock has been making a comeback for a few years now and this cover has nothing to do with that.
October 28, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRich
It seems like instead of merely embracing his sexually, Adam has, sadly, decided to market it...
October 29, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTroy
Check out Adam's Twitter posts about the cover. He wanted it to look this way intentionally.

Can't wait to hear this album!
October 29, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBecky Baldwin
no.
October 30, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMike
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November 5, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTNT

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