It's a Mad World for Adam Lambert on American Idol

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Welcome to Adam Lambert's "Mad World," American Idol fans.

How does it feel to be living in it?

The incredible singer performed the underrated Tears for Fears classic on last night's show... and received a standing ovation from Simon Cowell for it! Has that ever happened before?

Incredible Performance

It's nothing but a "Mad World" for Adam Lambert. We merely live in it.

It's saying a lot, but many believe this was Lambert's top audition of the competition. Judge for yourself below:

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