Mad World
Round Top 8; Top 2
Theme Years They Were Born; Contestant's Choice
Song Mad World
Original Tears For Fears
Previous Play That Funky Music
Next Born to Be Wild

Mad World, originally performed by Tears For Fears, was covered by Adam Lambert on the Top 8 week, and again on Top 2 week of American Idol.

Top 8Edit

On the Top 8 round, each contestant chose a song from the year they were born. Lambert, born in 1982, chose Mad World by Tears for Fears, taken from their album The Hurting.

Top 2Edit

On the Top 2 round, for his first performance, Lambert reprised his version of Mad World from the Top 8 round.


Judges' reactionsEdit

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