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Gallery update Spain Sheer Attack tour

Gallery update Spain Sheer Attack tour

13 December 1974, Queen performed @ Palacio de los Deportes de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

โ€œSheer Heart Attackโ€ Tour

This is the last show of the European tour, bringing an end to a successful year for the band.

In a 1979 interview, Brian May said he had good memories of this show, their first in Spain.

โ€œWell, on stage I just click. To be honest, performing comes quite easily realty. It doesnโ€™t take me that much. I mean, I know it sounds conceited and there are a lot of setbacks and a lot of strains and nerves, but not nearly as much as there used to be. Now we are a headline band we know people have come to see us. Being support is one of the most traumatic experiences of my life.โ€

Freddie Mercury

Melody Maker Extract – December 1974

The pictures are from the December 27 issue of a Spanish magazine called “Disco Expres.”

SPAIN ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ โ€œSHEER HEART ATTACKโ€ TOUR

Gallery update videoclip โ€œInnuendoโ€

Gallery update videoclip โ€œInnuendoโ€

13 December 1990 – Hibbert Ralph Animation Ltd produced a version of โ€œInnuendoโ€ music video.

After the phenomenal success of The Miracle, and indeed the 1980s in general, Queen were soon recording the follow-up. What emerged in February 1991 was to become the last completed Queen studio album in Freddie’s lifetime – โ€˜Innuendo.โ€™ The first single lifted from this stunning return to form was the epic title track, a song which was six and a half minutes in length but had hit written all over it.

Unusually for Queen, the video had minimum input from the band – much of the ideas coming from director’s Jerry Hibbert and Rudi Dolezal. The piece required no actual work on the part of the band, relying instead of award winning animation. There were two main sections to the video – the first was a doll’s house style theatre complete with grotesque yet imaginative characters was made from clay models and was brought to life via stop motion animation. The second part was the more difficult to create, as each member of the band became a living characature in the style of famous artists. To this end, live action stock footage was used as a template, in effect placing an oddly realistic yet heavilly stylised version of Queen directly in the centre of the action.

The two styles of animation, including a masterful stop motion vaudeville inspired jester dance sequence during the flamenco guitar solo, were combined with archive footage of war and celebration, in much the same vein as the earlier Under Pressure video, plus animated recreations of Granville’s drawings which had inspired the album and single sleeve design for the era. The result was breathtaking – a true masterpiece once again from a band that seemingly knew no limitations.

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Gallery update : Celebration party Tour

Gallery update : Celebration party Tour

The celebration photos were taken straight after the show celebrating the end of a successful tour. (Queen sold out this first tour) and the drummer of Mott, Buffinโ€™s wedding reception. Two reasons to party!

CELEBRATING THE END OF A SUCCESSFUL TOUR

Gallery update :Live Rainbow theatre

Gallery update :Live Rainbow theatre

14 December 1979, Queen performed @ The Rainbow Theatre ๐ŸŒˆ London, England

During the Sold-Out โ€œCrazyโ€ Tour

Queen returned to the Rainbow Theatre in 1979, having previously played three landmark shows just five years earlier in 1974.

Parts of the promo video for โ€˜Save Meโ€™ were filmed before the show, but the operation was aborted after the director, Keith McMillan, fell into the orchestra pit as Frank Zappa had in 1971. Filming would continue a few days later at the Alexandra Palace show.

QUEEN PERFORMED @ THE RAINBOW THEATRE ๐ŸŒˆ LONDON, ENGLAND DURING THE SOLD-OUT โ€œCRAZYโ€ TOUR

Gallery update Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin hosting a lovely dinner partyย 

Gallery update Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin hosting a lovely dinner partyย 

2 October 1977, Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin hosting a lovely dinner party for friends at his flat, 12 Stafford Terrace, London

โ€œIโ€™d been living in the same little Kensington flat for ages, so I phoned Mary, my girlfriend from America, where we were on tour, and asked her to find a place, sent me some photos, I saw the house, I fell in love with it, and within half an hour, it was mine!โ€

Freddie Mercury interview 1976 – talking about the purchase of his beautiful Stafford Terrace flat

The photos were taken by Terence Spencer

2 OCTOBER 1977, FREDDIE MERCURY AND MARY AUSTIN HOSTING A LOVELY DINNER PARTY FOR FRIENDS

Gallery update Circus Magazine

Gallery update Circus Magazine

โ€œ๐ˆ๐ง ๐๐ซ๐š๐ข๐ฌ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‰๐š๐ณ๐ณโ€œ

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐›๐จ๐ฒ๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฃ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐š ๐›๐ข๐ณ๐š๐ซ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฃ๐ฎ๐ง๐ค๐ž๐ญ
๐›๐ฒ ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ค ๐Œ๐ž๐ก๐ฅ๐ž๐ซ

On Bourbon Street, in the heart of New Orleansโ€™ fabled French Quarter, the sign reads, โ€œBob Harrington-Chaplain of Bourbon Street.โ€ Upstairs, the freelance minister administers to the wicked minions below, while across the street, the Hotsy Totsy lounge features naked women parading across an oak bar from dawn to dusk, and next door, the โ€œX-rated Shopโ€ specializes in scatological posters and joy sticks.

This is Freddie Mercuryโ€™s favourite American city, where the Mississippi ends its majestic flow and zealots with big dreams fight a losing battle against hustlers, procurers, and all purveyors of sleaze. It is Freddie Mercuryโ€™s favourite city because the lead singer and bucktoothed front man of Queen is, above all, an actor. And in New Orleans, anyone can be anyone they want to be.

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