Q&A with American Idol's Adam Lambert
SS: Can you tell us where you get your creative inspiration?
AL: I'm very inspired by past music. I'm inspired by history, different periods. Obviously, I love the whole glam rock thing...both in the sound and in the look and in the tone and what they were talking about. I love the sociological view of history too. The late '60s, for example, was a time of the summer of love and kind of the whole hippie movement—exploration of social norm and what was normal and expected and what rebellious and fresh and new. I think history always repeats itself, like we all know, and I think hopefully we're entering a time where we can kind of reflect that same sentiment of hope and love and peace.
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