Queen’s Adam Lambert beautifully covers Tears For Fears’ ‘Mad World’ - video

29 June 2020, 14:13 | Updated: 26 January 2021, 17:22

Queen vocalist Adam Lambert covers Tears For Fears’ ‘Mad World’
Queen vocalist Adam Lambert covers Tears For Fears’ ‘Mad World’. Picture: YouTube • PA

By Rory O'Connor

Adam Lambert gave a rendition of Tears For Fears’ ‘Mad World’ as part of a Global Pride 2020 livestream event.

The vocalist for Queen performed a cover for the virtual event and also gave a speech.

The 38-year-old said: “I’m very proud of my brothers and sisters. We are amazing.

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Watch Adam perform ‘Mad World’ below:

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“That’s not to say there’s not a lot of work to be done. We all know this. History never is a straight line of progress.”

Adam previously sang 'Mad World' - also a huge hit for Michael Andrews and Gary Jules from the Donnie Darko soundtrack - during his American Idol journey over 10 years ago, and has been a favourite live performance of his ever since.

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Adam added: “There are setbacks, there’s side to side.”

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The event was hosted by Todrick Hall and also featured performances and speeches from musicians Olivia Newton-John, LeAnn Rimes, Calum Scott, Kesha, Rita Ora and Natasha Bedingfield.