Adam Lambert Talks Taking Cues From Queen's Spike Edney in 'The Show Must Go On' Clip: Exclusive

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Queen + Adam Lambert perform as the group kicks off its 10-date limited engagement, "The Crown Jewels," at Park Theater at Park MGM on Sept. 1, 2018 in Las Vegas.

Just a few months before Queen and Adam Lambert kick off their sold out U.S. Rhapsody tour this summer, The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story is airing on Monday (April 29). Billboard has an exclusive clip from the chronicle, in which Adam Lambert talks taking cues from keyboardist Spike Edney during his first show with the rock band in Kiev in 2012.

"I had a lot of help, Spike was on keys," Lambert explained. "I kept looking at him over and over again, like, ‘Am I supposed to come in here? How long is the guitar solo? Is it my turn?'"

"Because of his stage training, he was quite happy to take cues," Edney mirrored, before Lambert adds, "It was fun and it was thrilling and what I loved most about being a vocalist is the adrenaline. The thrill of something that could possibly go wrong. I like that, I like the danger of that."

The Show Must Go On follows the 27 years since Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's death, and features rare concert footage and interviews with Lambert, his parents Leila and Eber, Queen's founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor, Simon Cowell, Bohemian Rhapsody’s Rami Malek and Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins.

Catch the documentary on Monday (April 29) at 9 p.m. EST on ABC. Watch the exclusive clip below.  


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