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ADAM Goes EDM: Hear Lambert Sing on New Avicii Track

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Put on your dancing shoes (preferably platforms), Adam Lambert fans. It’s just been revealed that Adam will be lending his unmistakable disco-divo vocals to the new album by Swedish superstar DJ Avicii, TRUE, one of this fall’s most anticipated releases.

Even more dancetastically, the TRUE track on which Adam appears, “ID (Lay Me Down),” features a reunion with Adam’s Trespassing/”Shady” collaborator (and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” collaborator), Chic legend Nile Rodgers. Oh hell yes.

Avicii recently described the track to Digital Spy as “very disco,” and judging by low-quality audio out there on the Interweb, his description is apt. The floor-filling club banger is sure to please fans of Daft Punk’s retro-groovy “Get Lucky” or “One More Time,” and it has already been successfully crowd-tested by Avicii himself, as he’s been finishing his sets with it at recent gigs:

While the Adam/Avicii collabo seems like a match made in dance heaven, it doesn’t necessarily reflect the style of music Adam will make on his forthcoming post-RCA third album. Adam recently told Ryan Seacrest he will revisit his rock ‘n’ roll roots when he returns to the studio, and he told Yahoo! Music’s Reality Rocks, when asked if he’d consider going in a more Guetta-esque dance direction: “I think EDM is starting to fizzle a little bit…I love dance music, but I think there’s more room for other things right now. You look at the charts right now, there’s a mix of EDM, neo-folk-pop; there’s this whole other thing going on…I think there’s a wide open playing field right now, which is really refreshing.”

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