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Make Sure You Bring the Acid Trip to Adam Lambert’s ‘If I Had You’

Is it terrible that I automatically dismiss videos that features mobile phone screens flashing tweets or Facebook messages? Luckily that’s the only really mean thing I have to say about Adam Lambert’s new video for “If I Had You.”

He and some friends — actually, many of the extras are his friends — are at a carnival? In the forest? And his spiked shoulder pads are there to fend off mountain lions? MTV’s James Montgomery compares it to Men Without Hats’ “The Safety Dance” video