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Adam Lambert Back With New Song on American Idol (watch!)

Adam Lambert, the runner up on “American Idol’s” Season Eight, looked as sharp as ever on his return to the show last night to perform his new single “Never Close Our Eyes.”

Lambert, 30, is one of a number of contestants who prove the rule that you don’t have to win the competition to have a musical career. This was his third appearance on the show.

The song is off his new album Trespassing, After a delay to re-engineer some somes, the new set was released May 15.

Lambert enlisted some high-powered studio help to put the record together.

The title track was co-written with Grammy Award winning Pharrell Williams, while the album’s lead single, “Better Than I Know Myself”, is a collaboration with Dr. Luke and Claude Kelly.

The album is a departure form his 2009 debut set For Your Entertainment, and is meant to signal a new direction in his career.

Lambert is currently dating Sauli Koskinen, a Finnish television personality.

Check out his live performance below.

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