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Adam Lambert says he finally feels ‘clarity’… after revealing his battle with mental health

‘I have gone through different chapters and head spaces’: Adam Lambert says he finally feels ‘clarity’… after revealing his battle with mental health

Earlier this year, he spoke about his battle with mental health.  

And this week, former American Idol star Adam Lambert has admitted that he’s finally overcome his struggles. 

Talking to The Daily Telegraph this week and reflecting on his ten years in the music industry, the singer, 37,  said that he now feels ‘clarity’ after everything he’s been through.

Feeling better: Adam Lambert says he finally feels ‘clarity’… after revealing his battle with mental health

‘I know that I have gone through different chapters in that ten years and have been in different head spaces in different parts of my own personal life,’ Adam told the publication. 

‘I feel like now I am more sure of what and who I am and what and who I am not.’

He added: ‘I know what I am doing, this is me.’

Reflecting: 'I know that I have gone through different chapters in that ten years and have been in different head spaces in different parts of my own personal life,' Adam said on Saturday

Reflecting: ‘I know that I have gone through different chapters in that ten years and have been in different head spaces in different parts of my own personal life,’ Adam said on Saturday

Adam – who has fronted Queen in recent years – opened up earlier this year about his ‘dark period’ and battle with mental health. 

He took to Twitter at the time to talk about his plans for his music and to thank fans for support. 

‘Let me offer a most sincere thank you for your patience and continued faith in me,’ he wrote at the time. 

Brave: Adam - who has fronted Queen in recent years - opened up earlier this year about his 'dark period' and battle with mental health. He took to Twitter at the time to talk about his plans for his music and to thank fans for support

Brave: Adam – who has fronted Queen in recent years – opened up earlier this year about his ‘dark period’ and battle with mental health. He took to Twitter at the time to talk about his plans for his music and to thank fans for support

‘You’ve pushed me to keep going even when I felt discouraged. I love making and performing music, but there have been many times where I’ve had to compromise on my artistic vision, with executives making decisions based on money and not art.’ 

He added in part of his post: ‘Don’t get me wrong – I’m VERY proud of my body of work. But I’m coming out of a dark period of second-guessing my own artistry and having my mental health suffer because of it.’

‘I started asking myself, “is all this hustle really worth it?” I put all my focus on my work and started to feel detached in my personal life. My self-worth was suffering. I was lonely and becoming depressed.’ 

He said that his friends and industry colleagues – and even touring with Queen – helped him overcome his struggles. 

He then said he was releasing new music and had a new record label.  

Adam – who is currently in Australia promoting his latest single, New Eyes – appeared on American Idol back in 2009, and has since gone on to sell millions of records.  

Getting through it: He said that his friends and industry colleagues - and even touring with Queen (pictured) - helped him overcome his struggles

Getting through it: He said that his friends and industry colleagues – and even touring with Queen (pictured) – helped him overcome his struggles

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