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Feb 252011
 

Woo hoo! Alex Lambert has uploaded a video to YouTube – a cover of Jessie J’s fantastic track, ‘Price Tag’!!

It’s been a long time coming… but the wait was worth it! And the choice of song is perfect, ’cause (as you know if you follow @TrueAlexLambert on Twitter) he’s a huge fan of Jessie J, and for him music’s not about the money money money… he just wants to make the world dance!

Mission accomplished, Alex. Thank you!!!

  95 Responses to “Alex Lambert Covers Jessie J’s ‘Price Tag’”

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  1. Kassandra: Yes I’m loving the getup – very rockstar “I’m so cool Ima break the rules and look great doing it” – and I’m loving the kiss-kiss mahalo (missed that) and most of all I’m loving me some Alex Lambert SINGING!! :D

    That’s all I wanted to say. Thanks Kass!

  2. Just a little FYI- FOR YOU BLUES CLUERS- Flashdance was not on Columbia , it was on Casablanca- which is now, and has has been for a long time- part of Universal Music Group…The RIAA multi-platinum cert.of Flashdance you see behind Alex has the Casablanca label- don’t be fooled by the changing light and shadow as the video plays. Also, the plaque to the left is DEF. A Casablanca label, as well…the one to his right I can’t prove…Anyhoo, in addition to UMG as the parent Co. to Casablanca, the domestic distributor is Universal/Republic…So, he is NOT in a Columbia studio…just some food to munch on… :biggrin: :heart: :cool:

  3. Love it!

  4. It looks like Flashdance(you can see Kevin Bacons back on the album cover)which was Columbia. The other two awards have red center which Columbia used till about the mid 80’s or so.

  5. Crap I meant Footloose!!

  6. @alleycat, you are mixing up Footloose with Flashdance. Easy to see why! :biggrin:

  7. @Diane, thanks…Footoose… too easy to get mixed…Alex has worked with so many different producers, I doubt it really matters anyway… :lol:

  8. The mix up beteween Footloose and Flashdance must have been very frequent back in the day…I was just thinking of Adam Lambert and Alex Lambert…I HOPE these two name brands don’t get that confused… :unsure:

  9. alleycatfan:
    The mix up beteween Footloose and Flashdance must have been very frequent back in the day…I was just thinking of Adam Lambert and Alex Lambert…I HOPE these two name brands don’t get that confused…

    LOL! I don’t think they will. They’re so different musically & personality-wise. Both great for sure though!

  10. alleycatfan:
    The mix up beteween Footloose and Flashdance must have been very frequent back in the day…I was just thinking of Adam Lambert and Alex Lambert…I HOPE these two name brands don’t get that confused…

    Footloose never launched a fashion frenzy of ripped up sweats though. I TOTALLY wanted to be Jennifer Beals back in the day (minus the stripper part).

  11. Just to confuse the casual lurker further…there is no doubt that Columbia is THE most prestigious label of all time…Paul McCartney, Wings, Cher, Simon and Garfunkal, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, U2, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Journey, Prince(at on time), Neil Diamond, Liberace, Loretta Lynn, Judas Priest ,KISS, Johnny Cash, Janis Joplin, Jim(not James)Morrison, James Taylor, Gladys Knight and the Pips, ELO, Bruce Springstein, Carly Simon, Bob Dylan, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, etc.-you get the idea Plus countless modern artists such as the ones Diane posted earlier in the thread, plus John Mayer, Celine Dion, and more…

  12. I thought of Alex when Jennlfer Hudson was presenting/orating tonight, and thought she was somewhat wooden/stilted in her delivery-she looked INCREDIBLE,however…I watched Carrie present/orate a year ago on her Holiday special, and she was even more wooden…I think it would shock most people to know- Alex is the best speaker/presenter of the ex-Idols out there.When I watched the Young Hollywood Awards presentation, he was AMAZING, and I re-watched that brief clip several times… :biggrin:

  13. alleycatfan: I thought of Alex when Jennlfer Hudson was presenting/orating tonight, and thought she was somewhat wooden/stilted in her delivery-she looked INCREDIBLE,however…I watched Carrie present/orate a year ago on her Holiday special, and she was even more wooden…I think it would shock most people to know- Alex is the best speaker/presenter of the ex-Idols out there.When I watched the Young Hollywood Awards presentation, he was AMAZING, and I re-watched that brief clip several times…

    Alleycatfan, is that clip of the Young Hollywood Awards posted anywhere? I don’t remember ever seeing it and would like to watch it. Thanks. :biggrin:

  14. I finally got to see Alex’s video “Price Tag”, again thanks to Cathy. :heart: It is so good. I love the way he makes the songs sound so good. I miss seeing and hearing him, especially his “kiss, kiss mahalo”. :wub: I hope Alex does more cover videos. :whistle: (Please Alex :heart: )

  15. @Tracy- hit up Hulu its Episode 13 of IICD- “Wango ,Tango, and Perez…” You’ll see him practice a bit, then later they show a clip of him presenting during the awards/awesome -be sure to rewind several times…Also, thought Annette Bening was by far the best orator tonight-I had seen her present before at another event, and she was flawless as always…

  16. alleycatfan: @Tracy- hit up Hulu its Episode 13 of IICD- “Wango ,Tango, and Perez…” You’ll see him practice a bit, then later they show a clip of him presenting during the awards/awesome -be sure to rewind several times…Also, thought Annette Bening was by far the best orator tonight-I had seen her present before at another event, and she was flawless as always…

    Thank you Alleycatfan. I was wondering if it was an IICD episode. Was Annette Bening on the Oscars tonight? I was not able to watch and missed it.

  17. @Tracy- Yes, and her speaking is like a dream, its how I would imagine Liz Taylor, and Grace Kelly would have spoken at the Oscars…

  18. The super sleuths are at it again. All good guesses. Personally, I’m just loving this song. It’s my new favorite. As much as I loved Alex from the beginning, I just can’t get over how much he’s improved vocally. He’s still got that amazing tone, but he has such control now. Remember how he used to strain so hard on the high notes? Actually, he would shout them and you could see the muscles straining in his neck. Now, he’s smooth as silk. Can you believe it? Totally awesome. What a rock star. His style is all his own — not sure I’m loving the ducktail in the front look, but he can rock it and pretty soon he’s going to be a real trendsetter.

    Let’s hope he keeps his promise and throws up a few more vids now and then. The thing about Alex is, he makes you believe that he believes whatever it is he’s singing about. THAT’s a great musician. It’s all about the emotion. And, he’s got the full package with those great looks and charm. :heart: :heart: :heart: What can I say? I’m hopelessly addicted. :wub: :w00t:

  19. Janet:
    The super sleuths are at it again. All good guesses. Personally, I’m just loving this song. It’s my new favorite. As much as I loved Alex from the beginning, I just can’t get over how much he’s improved vocally. He’s still got that amazing tone, but he has such control now. Remember how he used to strain so hard on the high notes? Actually, he would shout them and you could see the muscles straining in his neck. Now, he’s smooth as silk. Can you believe it? Totally awesome. What a rock star. His style is all his own — not sure I’m loving the ducktail in the front look, but he can rock it and pretty soon he’s going to be a real trendsetter.

    Let’s hope he keeps his promise and throws up a few more vids now and then. The thing about Alex is, he makes you believe that he believes whatever it is he’s singing about. THAT’s a great musician. It’s all about the emotion. And, he’s got the full package with those great looks and charm. What can I say? I’m hopelessly addicted.

    Right on Janet…thats the first thing I thought when I saw this video…he is singing right from his heart. LOL sometimes addiction isnt such a bad this is it. :heart:

  20. Janet: The super sleuths are at it again. All good guesses. Personally, I’m just loving this song. It’s my new favorite. As much as I loved Alex from the beginning, I just can’t get over how much he’s improved vocally. He’s still got that amazing tone, but he has such control now. Remember how he used to strain so hard on the high notes? Actually, he would shout them and you could see the muscles straining in his neck. Now, he’s smooth as silk. Can you believe it? Totally awesome. What a rock star. His style is all his own — not sure I’m loving the ducktail in the front look, but he can rock it and pretty soon he’s going to be a real trendsetter. Let’s hope he keeps his promise and throws up a few more vids now and then. The thing about Alex is, he makes you believe that he believes whatever it is he’s singing about. THAT’s a great musician. It’s all about the emotion. And, he’s got the full package with those great looks and charm. What can I say? I’m hopelessly addicted.

    You are so right, Janet. I agree 100%. :wub:

  21. That was amaaazing! I gotta say, over a year later.. I’m still thrown into a catatonic glaze over when I listen to him perform.
    Love the skilllzzzz

  22. KJ:
    That was amaaazing! I gotta say, over a year later.. I’m still thrown into a catatonic glaze over when I listen to him perform.
    Love the skilllzzzz

    Yup, KJ….wow it’s been a year already. He has changed so much and yet I feel exactly the same. He’s amazing.

  23. I was remarking on the hatred a couple weeks ago from Bieber fans toward Esperanza Spalding -that was Nothing compared to their current hatred on Twitter and elsewhere towards Selena Gomez, and her and Justin’s public displays of affection in their now PUBLIC relationship…And if the Bieber fans are miffed with Justin too -not to worry gals -come on over to ALEX LAND- its a GR8 place to stay :cool:

  24. Footloose mystery solved… http://www.discogs.com/Various-Footloose-Original-Soundtrack-Of-The-Paramount-Motion-Picture/release/2473282

    Check out the producer of “Footloose”, the single. I just love the name DeCarlo….relationship to Olympia (husband?)…99.99% sure. :wink:

    I’m disappointed that we didn’t solve this one on day one. LOL.

  25. I’m disappointed that we didn’t solve this one on day one. LOL.

    Well Marianne this is what you had thought all along, so good job there!!

    • Ahha!! I looked for a DeCarlo connection, but obviously not hard enough! Way to go Lauren!

      So I guess it’s confirmed… thank you Olympia for putting a roof over his head!!

  26. Lauren: Well Marianne this is what you had thought all along, so good job there!!

    Ahem. . . picture me buffing my nails & puffing out my chest!! :cool: Hahahahahah!! Just kidding – great sleuthing Lauren – thanks! I think cuz he said “crib” and he seemed pretty comfortable – it just made sense it was filmed where he was staying. :smile:

  27. @Lauren, I think I was even at that website and I still missed it!! So Mr DeCarlo is definitely in the music biz. He’s a producer, and also has technical credits on a ton of albums, including John Lennon. Isn’t that sweet that Olympia is letting Alex (and Sabby??) stay with them until they find an apt?? She’s definitely good people.

    No wonder he’s practicing the piano every day!! Probably part of the bargain…practice every day or he’s out! lol
    ETA: Who doesn’t have internet connection in this day and age? I wonder if she lives out in a remote area of Topanga Canyon or some other more rural area of LA that can’t get internet? Seems odd…

  28. WOW, im incredibly impressed! SO how do we know that ALex is really living there and does not have his own place???? Oh and Sebastian is in LA now? Anyhow I think it’s cool that ALex connected with Olympia, purple Melon etc, who he got in touch with through IICD. He really took advantage of that opportunity the most….

  29. Yves:
    WOW, im incredibly impressed! SO how do we know that ALex is really living there and does not have his own place???? Oh and Sebastian is in LA now? Anyhow I think it’s cool that ALex connected with Olympia, purple Melon etc, who he got in touch with through IICD. He really took advantage of that opportunity the most….

    We don’t really know for sure, but Alex has attended several functions with Olympia in the last month and does play the piano daily. It would have be difficult if he lived across LA. It could have been a temporary fix. Now that Sebastian is in LA, they’ll be living together.

  30. I’m pretty sure Sebastian said that Alex didn’t want to look for a place without Sebastian there. So now that he’s in LA, they’ll go looking together.

    OFF TOPIC:

    Adele just CRUSHED everyone on the charts!

    http://www.hitsdailydouble.com/sales/salescht.cgi

  31. snuffles:
    I’m pretty sure Sebastian said that Alex didn’t want to look for a place without Sebastian there.So now that he’s in LA, they’ll go looking together.

    OFF TOPIC:

    Adele just CRUSHED everyone on the charts!

    http://www.hitsdailydouble.com/sales/salescht.cgi

    I remember a tweet where Sebastian said the apartment wouldn’t be ready until March. So they may already have something.

  32. @snuffles HELL YESSS! She was #1 on iTunes the day her album came out! SO excited for her, to do that well here in the US is amazing! And I saw that her debut album 19 was #3 on iTunes last week too. People probably loved 21 and bought 19 too. It’s been getting rave reviews and she’s been promoting like crazy. She’s been on like every late show & early morning news show. She’s so great in her interviews too, really down to earth. Maybe Alex should cover an Adele song next! He loves her too :wink:

  33. Katherine:
    @snuffles HELL YESSS! She was #1 on iTunes the day her album came out! SO excited for her, to do that well here in the US is amazing! And I saw that her debut album 19 was #3 on iTunes last week too. People probably loved 21 and bought 19 too. It’s been getting rave reviews and she’s been promoting like crazy. She’s been on like every late show & early morning news show. She’s so great in her interviews too, really down to earth. Maybe Alex should cover an Adele song next! He loves her too

    I still want to hear Rolling In The Deep on the radio!!! I don’t know why – but that would make me so happy! Almost as happy as when I hear Alex Lambert on the radio!! :heart:

  34. lauren: We don’t really know for sure, but Alex has attended several functions with Olympia in the last month and does play the piano daily. It would have be difficult if he lived across LA. It could have been a temporary fix. Now that Sebastian is in LA, they’ll be living together.

    lauren: We don’t really know for sure, but Alex has attended several functions with Olympia in the last month and does play the piano daily. It would have be difficult if he lived across LA. It could have been a temporary fix. Now that Sebastian is in LA, they’ll be living together.

    Sebastian actually tweeted 2 or 3 times yesterday confirming that they are staying at Olympia’s or “Alex’s panio teacher” haha

    Fan #1: @SbastianJames job interviews already?? do you and @truealexlambert have to pay olympia rent?
    SbastianJames: @FAN#1 @truealexlambert ive only been here a day we havent talk about it yet

    Fan #2: @Sbastianjames Where the heck are you???? You are there and cooking already??
    SbastianJames: @FAN#2 lol at Alex’s panio teachers house…

    Fan #3: @SbastianJames Where are u with that nice granite countertop???…
    SbastianJames: @FAN#3 lol yea haha alex panio teacher

  35. Cathy: Yup, KJ….wow it’s been a year already. He has changed so much and yet I feel exactly the same. He’s amazing.

    I know, isn’t it crazy!? His sound has definitely changed. Not tone quality or anything, but style-wise. I still gotta say I miss “I’ve Been Workin'” I would TOTALLY love him to bust that out again someday. I know he said he’s evolved since the beginning, but it’s always good to hear the things that ground you back into what you first fell for.
    I’m completely stoked for what finally makes his album. We are all going to be BLOWN AWAY!

  36. Good job to all the sleuths out there! It always amazes me how quick we solve those Alex mysteries. :cool:

    P.S. I think when this is all said and done we should send Olympia a BIG thank you!!! :heart:

  37. Great job solving that mystery!

    Lauren: Footloose mystery solved… <A href="http://www.discogs.com/Various-Footloose-Original-Soundtrack-Of-The-Paramount-Motion-Picture/release/2473282&quot;

    Lauren: Footloose mystery solved… http://www.discogs.com/Various-Footloose-Original-Soundtrack-Of-The-Paramount-Motion-Picture/release/2473282Check out the producer of “Footloose”, the single. I just love the name DeCarlo….relationship to Olympia (husband?)…99.99% sure. I’m disappointed that we didn’t solve this one on day one. LOL.

    rel=nofollow>http://www.discogs.com/Various-Footloose-Original-Soundtrack-Of-The-Paramount-Motion-Picture/release/2473282Check out the producer of “Footloose”, the single. I just love the name DeCarlo….relationship to Olympia (husband?)…99.99% sure. I’m disappointed that we didn’t solve this one on day one. LOL.

  38. There were 54 guests at 7:30 a.m.- got some SHY lurkers… get to post HO-ing LOL… :biggrin:

  39. “Red carpet event” Sebastian tweeted about yesterday was a small tour promo for Celeste Kellogg (Disney pop/country singer) at Gibson guitar in Beverly Hills. Looks like the 9-16 age crowd, with allegedly some tweeny bopper Disney channelers in attendance.

    No Alex/Sebastian (aka Alastian) in the WireImage galley though :sad:

    *When in doubt, find out where Olympia’s kid band Impakt are heading haha.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/ericzuley#p/u/6/ZE94HGNQ9Kk

  40. Did you guys notice Rickey’s comment when he posted the video? “I really hope Alex doesn’t go with the “covering songs on YouTube with my acoustic guitar” route like Andrew Garcia.” (http://www.rickey.org/?p=58956)… I hate to say it cause of course I love hearing new Alex music, but Rickey may have a point… or not. I dunno.
    As for what Rickey goes on to write, don’t worry dude!! It’s just the lull before the storm :)

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