Adam Lambert Mad World during Finale Top 2 Performance

Adam Lambert performing Mad World during the Finale Top 2 Performance night. HQ Video, Studio Mp3, Article and pictures below.

Simon’s comment was absolutely unfair, trying to link back ‘theatrics’ again when he gave him a standing ovation in the past for this same performance. This was the perfect song choice because it still appeals to voters, especially new voters or undecided voters.

Personally, I have issues listening to this song in the past because the lyrics are so powerful that really makes you think about the people who run in circles in life, going nowhere, no goals, no ambition, their life is just a constant useless routine… and it is just… a very sad but true story.

The intro on this video is definitely worth seeing, with Adam’s parents telling how the story of how he was a ‘loud’ baby.

 

Mad World’s Studio Version:

 

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Comments

  1. michelle says:

    Dreamsound thank you for everything you have done. I am hoping that Adam does become the next Idol, he made this season. As for Simon…..well he cannot always say Adam is fantastic and let’s hope that that his comments stopped the adam pimping story and people voted for the best performer……Adam for the win

    • Yes, Dreamsound thank you, this site is amazing…a lotta work! Thank you for sharing it…Adam for the win

    • Truthfully I was a little bit disapointed about this performance cause first of all I was expecting the “twist” on the song and I expected the strong band of musical instruments to be more powerful but ADAM ALWAYS TOUCHED MY HEART.

      THE THING I HATED IS THAT THEY MAKE HIM LOOK LIKE THE EVIL ONE WITH THE LONG BLACK COAT AND KRIS THE GOOD ONE WITH THE SONG WITH A GOOD MEANING Blehhhh!!!!

  2. heleneatkinson says:

    Loved seeing Adam use his stairs again, great entrance all the fog and lighting Magic!

  3. hine100 says:

    Just want to reiterate the comment above i.e. THANK U for the site. I always watched the live feeds from here, the countdown timer was brilliant and your organization on the button.

    Seriously u should be in this kind of industry. WAY @ GO 😀 🙂 ;-0

  4. Grannee says:

    I am thinking that Adam has the stamina it takes to be a great intertainer. Adam has the charisma, personality, LOOKS and TALENT (the whole package) for aa super star. He is the BUZZ in showbusiness right now. He has fans that are dedicated to take him to the TOP. We can’t get enough of ADAM.

  5. awwwww. hes so sweet. “hello beautiful” awww

  6. Dreamsound…Thank you! I come to this site daily for my Adam fix and updates. What more can be said about Adam…He is Perfect. Again, A Big Thank You.

  7. It was a great song and Adam stayed in the lower register to show off the richness of his voice! Paula did start with that T-word and Simon ran with it, but here is my take, is that when a performance goes that well Simon has to usually find something negative to say and if that was all he could come up with! Simon just admit that Adam has the whole package. Adam will respect and handle the title well.

    The poster mention about Stamina, and well what better then having to do 8 shows a week to work through using your instrument correctly. Adam has done that for a long time, so he is ready to go and take this thing. I voted like their was no tomorrow, so fingers crossed that Adam will and should be the season 8 American Idol.

  8. I thought it was great! I loved the theatrics..we need at least one song showing his entertaining side. It was haunting and lonely, which is what the song is about. Great job Adam!!!!

    • AdamAdmirer says:

      YES I AGREE, THE “THEATRICS” WERE SO FITTING TO THE LYRICS OF THE SONG AND ADAM USED HIS GENIOUS TALENT AND TOOK THIS SONG TO A NEW LEVEL – I WAS ON THE EDGE OF MY CHAIR AND KEPT SAYING “I DON’T BELIEVE THIS” – HAUNTING YES, ENTERTAINING, ABSOLUTELY!

      AND THANK YOU TO DREAM SOUND FOR THE INCREDIBLE WAY HE’S BROUGHT ADAM TO US THOUGHTOUT THE SHOW – I’VE COME HERE TO DROOL EVERYDAY, THANK YOU!

  9. I loved this performance and was very angry at Simon’s critique. He himself that there is no point in critiquing Adam for being theatrics because that’s just who he is. Anyways, the vocals on this were better than in the previous time and I salute for trying to still rearrange and invent it!

    • AdamAdmirer says:

      GOOD CALL, SIMON DID SAY THAT AND CRITICIZED RANDY FOR SAYING IT AFTER FEELING GOOD. SHAME ON SIMON, HE KNOWS WHO IS THE REAL WORLD / AMERICAN IDOL.

      • Actually, Simon’s comment when he called Randy on using “theatrical” was: “It’s like complaining that a cow moos”. How could he be such a fuckwit as to use the same critique? Call it theatrical or whatever you like, if they had known nothing about Adam’s background they would have gushed and said he was so expressive, or unique, or creative, etc., etc. and he is all those things because he is ADAM. They make “theatrical” sound like something to be avoided at all costs, when in fact it has made Adam the only contestant ever to demonstrate that he was a star/ idol from day 1. Adam’s voice alone is so commanding, the feeling and expression he portrays is gut-wrenching, his looks and sex-appeal are out of this world, and his style and “theatrics” are the icing on the cake.

        Also, thank you Dreamsound for so much hard work and dedication. It is greatly appreciated.

  10. Adam is talent..talent…talented! Adam you are better than 100% out there. Don’t let the hollywood types confuse you or your family values and be healthy mind and body. Stay close to your parents throughout this ride and rise to stardome. Don’t do drugs. Trust few..they will all want a piece of you. Be a good businessman. Good luck and I can’t wait to hear your next song! I loved your voice in Mad World! God Bless.

  11. AdamAddict says:

    At 1st time listened I thought this 1 better than week 5. After listened over and over again,I changed my mind. I think week 5 was better than this one. But he still awesome!

  12. AdamRocks! says:

    Loved this! Did you see his eyes at the end???

  13. snodallion says:

    Well, of course, I think it was worked out so Adam would not be the first because it would have tied him up too much….now he can be a free agent while he is “hot”!!!

    He is the most incredible entertainer to come along….and I can’t think of anything more powerful than to see…well, I’ll say it…..the kind of performer that Elvis Presley was…in that, I mean he has that unique talent and voice…..just standing there singing is enough……….From the get-go we all knew that he was something special…….There has never ever been anyone to come to The King, Elvis……until now………(I hope Elvis fans, and I am one, don’t take this as anything but a compliment for this kid when there is no other words to describe him!!! I can’t find one in the English language.

    And the way that Elvis was such a soft-spoken and polite person is similar to the way Adam has that..that IT factor…..you expect him to be anything but…..and then, that magnetism of a nice kid, a nice person, nice family…..and he is soo well-spoken in interviews.

    Thanks so much for this website and MAD WORLD….Have they released it yet???? I think his first album title should be MAD WORLD……….

  14. This performance brought to mind the idea that, if the Twilight filming casting directors have not already cast the Italian vampires from the second book, Adam would make the perfect vampire that had the special gift of charisma!(forget the character’s name) Would that not ROCK?! Can you just see the frames moving around that gorgeous face with as much make up as he wanted? AND THE BODY? What costume could he wear that would make the rest of our lives glow in the dark! I just rock out thinking about it!

    So, film industry…take a good look here! The money would flow in like a tidal wave!

  15. Lili Susanti says:

    I love his performance for Mad World. I was there hearing his amazing voice…. I am definately will buy his singles and albums. Maybe should start fan club for Adam Lambert in my country… Malaysia