Adam Lambert Gets To Work With New Material

Adam Lambert officially responded this evening to news that Hi Fi Recordings’ upcoming disc, On With the Show, will contain eight tracks co-written and recorded by the singer before he achieved fame as American Idol’s season 8 runner-up.

Adam Lambert

Lambert’s statement, released through a rep for 19 Recordings, is as follows:

“Last Friday I was surprised to find out that songs I recorded back in 2005 were being released. Since then I discovered the entire track listing, revealed online today. I was shocked to learn that songwriting demos of songs that I co-wrote and recorded over the past few years may be released in an album. Like a rough draft that a writer does before finishing a book, I did not intend my work on these demos to be heard by the public. I was unaware that anyone intended to release these recordings until I heard about it in the press, and I’m very disappointed by this entire situation.”

In other news pertaining to the popular Idol alumnus, a source close to the singer revealed exclusively to that Lambert recently met with acclaimed producer Linda Perry (Christina Aguilera, Pink, James Blunt); had writing sessions with Idol judge and in-demand songwriter Kara DioGuardi and Grammy nominated Sam Sparro (“Black and Gold”); and hit the studio with One Republic’s Ryan Tedder, the white-hot tunesmith behind Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love,” Beyonce’s “Halo,” and Jordin Sparks’ latest single “Battlefield.” It was previously reported that Lambert laid down some tracks with Lady Gaga producer RedOne.

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