LISTEN: Adam Lambert’s New Single “Better Than I Know Myself” Premieres

Wax and polish your ears for your virgin listen to the first single off our boyfriend’s new album, Trespassing, “Better Than I Know Myself.”

Trespassing is already looking to be a huge commercial success as it is currently climbing Amazon’s Movers and Shakers list after just one day of pre-order availability. The album will be released on March 20, 2012.

Adam says the new album represents “an exciting journey through the past two years of my life. It’s been a transformative period and I really wanted to make music from what I’ve experienced. All these songs honestly explore the ups and downs of my reality.”

Confirmed writers/producers on the album include Pharrell Williams, Dr. Luke, Claude Kelly, Bonnie McKeeSam Sparro, Bruno Mars, Nikka Costa and possibly our very own Camila Grey. Riese has already predicted that this album will be awesome, because she has psychic powers.

Don’t forget to re-live the gorgeousness of “Outlaws of Love” after listening!


Cold as ice
And more bitter than a December
Winter night
That’s how I treated you
And I know that I
I sometimes tend to lose my temper
And I cross the line
Yeah that’s the truth

I know it gets hard sometimes
But I could never
Leave your side
No matter what I say

Cause if I wanted to go I would have gone by now,
But I really need you near me to
Keep my mind off the edge
If I wanted to leave I would have left by now,
But you’re the only one that knows me
Better than I know myself

All along
I tried to pretend it didn’t matter
If I was alone
But deep down I know
If you were gone
For even a day I wouldn’t know which way to turn
Cause I’m lost without you.

I know it gets hard sometimes
But I could never
Leave your side
No matter what I say


I get kind of dark
Let it go too far
I can be obnoxious at times
But try and see my heart
Cause I need you need now
So don’t let me down
You’re the only thing in this world I would die without

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  1. Gorgeous song, his voice is srsly flawless. Love the vibe-y synths and that backbeat too. Straight into my faves playlist!

  2. I like this song. I don’t love it. I’m waiting for him to perform a live acoustic version that will make me melt into a puddle of goo. Still a stan for life though. #LesbiansforLambert

  3. Oh my god, the music industry is ruining everything. Is it that hard to write/create a version of “Whole Lotta Love” for the 21st century? I guess so. I so very much want Adam to be the hard rockin’ new Bowie that he was supposed to be. Sigh.

  4. Yuck. Horrible. Could be anyone. Thought he learned his lesson, when he made the comment about figuring out fans wanted to hear his voice.

    No melody. Mediocre song. No hooks. Any emotion stomped on and demolished by the production. Adam and his love for junk music…It’s going to kill his career, if it’s not dead already.

    C’mon, be honest. This could be anyone. Would you even know this is the dude with what — a 5-octave range and the purest tone around? No screams, no glory notes, no passion (just that fake-passion stuff that’s straight outta that club sh** that’s been passing for music for a decade.)

    He’s lost me. (Me, who drove 5 hours to see him twice on his tour). The hair always looks creepy lately….hairstyle’s as stiff as his singing is now. The song is junk. He’s become a joke.

    I’m no longer a Glambert. Take off your glitter-lensed glasses and really listen to this. It’s crap. He blew what could have been an iconic career.

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