During the recent conversation with Triple M on Youtube, Queen’s current fronting member Adam Lambert has reacted to the criticism about imitating the legendary vocalist, Freddie Mercury.

In the talk, Adam Lambert stated that he is not imitating Freddie but he has been trying to remember his legacy on the stage, with his songs and spirit. Also, Adam explained how it feels like to pay tribute to the legend of Queen, and said that he feels so lucky for representing his memory.

Here is what Adam Lambert said:

“I’m so lucky that I get to pay tribute to Freddie and celebrate him as an artist and as a person, as a writer, as a singer.

And I think I relate to some of the stuff that he, obviously, has gone through; I can kind of draw some comparisons there. And I hope that in some way I can carry on his spirit.”

He continued:

“I think that there are certain intentions with which those songs are supposed to be sung, and I try to go there. And I’ve asked a lot of questions and learned a lot about him, and I really try to keep him in the forefront of my mind.

Not to imitate, but to do it for him – kind of, like, celebrate him.”

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