Adam Lambert has given a heartfelt rendition of Tears For Fears “Mad World” as part of the Global Pride 2020 live streaming event.
On Saturday June 27, organizations from around the world joined together for Global Pride, a worldwide celebration of the diverse LGBTQ + community. The 24-hour live broadcast event also featured movies, talks, speeches, and more than a vast network of musicians, political leaders, and human rights activists.
The Queen vocalist made the socially distanced cover for the virtual event after she shared a passionate speech. “It is amazing to be part of the LGTBQ + community,” he said. “I am very proud of my brothers and sisters. We are amazing. “
“That doesn’t mean there isn’t much work to do,” he continued. “We all know. History is never a straight line of progress. There are setbacks, there are side by side. “
Watch Lambert perform ‘Mad World’ below:
Lambert went on to say, “In light of the recent Black Lives Matter protests that have been happening around the world, I think it is our responsibility as a community to use our empathy, to give a little more love and support to our community members. who are people of color. “
“Let’s take advantage of this time during World Pride to connect as much as we can, reach out, make new friends, educate ourselves, listen, participate.”
Earlier this month, Lambert called on the President of the United States, Donald Trump, for his comments at a press conference that it was “a great day” for George Floyd after his death sparked worldwide protests. Lambert called Trump “a joke, a liar, and cancer.”
Organized by Todrick Hall, Global Pride 2020 also featured performances and speeches by musicians Kesha, Calum Scott, Rita Ora, Leann Times, Natasha Bedingfield, Olivia Newton-John, and more. LGBT + actors were represented by people like Leslie Jordan and Stephen Fry.