Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town” Blends Guitar-Pop And House: Watch The Lyric Video

Robbie Daw | April 21, 2015 5:36 am

After what seems like an eternal wait, Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town” single has finally arrived. The song is every bit as dark and pop-leaning as the singer himself hinted, but an added, unexpected twist is the mix of folky guitar chords on the verses with the house breakdown on the chorus. Then there’s the eerie whistling thrown in for creepy measure.

Lyrically, the lead single from The Original High finds Adam disillusioned with show business, declaring that “Hollywood sold out” and “Elvis is dead,” before stating that his heart is the titular ghost town at hand.

“Ghost Town” sees Lambert reuniting with Max Martin, the producer of the singer’s past hits “Whataya Want From Me” and “If I Had You.” If this first taste of his new material is any indication, however, Adam is feeling reflective this time around, and he’s opted for a far more mature and, dare we say it, refreshingly strange sound than the straight-up pop of his first post-Idol albums.

“Ghost Town” is available now on iTunes. Watch the lyric video above, and let us know your own thoughts on the song below!

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