Who knew that the multi-talented @adamlambert was also a gifted columnist? Adam has written a column on David Bowie for OUT Magazine, revealing more about how Bowie helped shape the Adam we see and love today.
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My Bowie: Adam Lambert
By Adam Lambert
Beware of the Diamond Dogs.
My father is a huge Bowie fan, and about the time I first got interested in what he was listening to, he pulled out the Diamond Dogs album. The cover was just so cool and trippy and weird. At that point I was really into Halloween and costumes, and when my dad played me the album, I thought, Oh, it’s a Halloween thing. I was maybe 8 or 9, but I didn’t really start appreciating Bowie for myself until my early twenties, when I was getting into glam rock. A light bulb went off—I wasn’t into drag, I didn’t want to dress like a woman, but I wanted to express my gender and artistic identity differently than the mainstream. Bowie was a key inspiration.
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