Here’s the new single from Adam Lambert, he of American Idol 2nd place fame.
To be honest, I haven’t listened to the whole thing. I got pretty bored early on, and then skipped ahead a couple of times to see if the song got any better.
It didn’t really. It’s not that it’s a bad song. It’s okay. It’s too auto-tuned (but what isn’t these days, other than Neko Case).
As I listened to its blandness, I thought “This sounds like it could have been a Michael Jackson song.” Then I started imagining how much better it could have been if MJ had recorded it. He would’ve infused it with the energy that seems to be lacking.
And I’m talking about a Dead Michael Jackson. That’s how bland this song is – even a dead MJ would give it more zest than it currently musters.
Anyway, here’s the song: