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Reason To Freak Out: Adam Lambert Enters Studio with Nile Rodgers

Lyndsey Parker
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Chic's disco pioneer Nile Rodgers is a music LEGEND who has worked with David Bowie, Madonna, Duran Duran, Jeff Beck, Deborah Harry, Depeche Mode, Diana Ross, Laurie Anderson, Grace Jones, INXS, David Lee Roth, the B-52's, Mick Jagger, and countless others. So when a man like Nile posts a tweet like, "I really wouldn't say it if it weren't true-Working w Adam Lambert was one of the most organically perfect jams I've had since Bowie"...well, it's not hyperbole. The man knows what he's talking about.

Yes, fans of always-chic electro Idol Lambert, and of awesome music in general, had much to squee about this past weekend--after Adam, Nile, and frequent Adam collaborator Sam Sparro exchanged tweets over a couple days in a pulse-quickening buildup to a soon-to-be-legendary jam session. The results of their weekend labor were then posted on YouTube--and while the clip is a huge tease, since its sound is switched off to "protect the integrity of the song," Nile and Adam certainly seem to be having a blast in the studio and getting, to quote Madonna, into the groove.

Considering Nile's impeccable flair for crafting pop/rock/funk/dance music with both mainstream appeal and a certain tastemaker-friendly coolness factor--much of it recorded by iconic artists whom Adam has cited as personal influences--the potential for epic-ness here is major. I can only imagine how much everyone is going to le-freak out once the volume is finally cranked up on this:

[photo credit: Nile Rodgers' Twitter]

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