I’m a huge Queen fan and the man that led it for me-with myself being a singer-was Freddie Mercury. 

I’m a huge Queen fan and the man that led it for me-with myself being a singer-was Freddie Mercury. 

“I’m a huge Queen fan and the man that led it for me-with myself being a singer-was Freddie Mercury. He had this incredibly versatile, extraordinary voice that could be very sweet and demure and laidback with certain songs, and then he could just rip your head off with a song like “Ogre Battle.”

He’s always been an inspiration to me. You know, I’ve got a list of singers who really touch me in the purest sense, from the vocal performance as well as just the soul and spirit. So he does that, he just belts it out with such conviction and honesty. There are very few singers capable of covering that amount of territory and being convincing. When he performed he put his heart and soul into it, and you believed what he was singing.

Coupled with his voice was his tremendous stage persona-one of the most tremendous frontmen to walk on stage with a mic. Everybody in Queen was spectacular to watch in concert, but Freddie was “the man” from the moment he walked out and started to perform. Your eyes never left him because he was such a charismatic performer. And you could always sense in the music that he had a lot of fun… just sitting down at the piano. There was a sense of who knew where things would take him on any given day of writing? Anything was possible.

When I’m in the studio, I’ve always thought — when I do a track, even with Priest I’ll think, ‘Well what would Freddie possibly do here,’ you know.” 💛

Robert “Rob” Halford, Lead Singer for Judas Priest

Rob is known for his powerful, wide-ranging operatic voice and strong vibrato

Freddie, inspiring to a countless number of performers. The genres don’t matter. Music is limitless and he’s inspired everyone from country, opera, pop, rock and heavy metal. A true legend who has touched many artists with his brilliant gift of music not to mention his billions of fans around the world!

Gallery update Events Queen at ITV Awards

Gallery update Events Queen at ITV Awards

I have added  Events  of Fredie Mercury ad a awards show ITV awards

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Queen began filming the promo video for ‘Breakthru,’

12 June 1989 – Queen began filming the promo video for ‘Breakthru,’ a powerful pop-rock song with a thumping Deacon beat that seemed to suggest the chugging of an express train. As a result, The Torpedo Twins (DoRo Productions) video was filmed on a custom painted steam train, ‘The Miracle Express,’ which took over the privately owned Nene Valley Railway in Cambridgeshire, England over two sweltering days.

The heat was the only real discomfort during the making of the video, which was a change from the usual freezing cold studios, but kept Freddie awake all night in his hotel room after the first day of shooting.

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Gallery Update Tour Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland 

1 September 1976, Queen performed @ The Playhouse Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 during the Edinburgh Festival, promoting the newly refurbished hall. The band played two brand bew songs, ‘Tie Your Mother Down’ and ‘You Take My Breath Away’ (at the time, both unrecorded)

The band took a break from recording their fifth album, ‘A Day At The Races’ (still untitled at this point), to play four shows in the UK. The two nights in Edinburgh are part of the “Festival of Popular Music,” and are essentially warmup gigs for the big Hyde Park show in a couple weeks.

According to an article from the July 31, 1976 Melody Maker, Queen were initially scheduled to play on August 20 and 21, but likely couldn’t commit to those dates because they were busy with the ‘A Day At The Races’ recording sessions. Many thanks to Rob Schoorl for the clipping.

Here we have the first known live performances of ‘You’re My Best Friend,’ ‘39, ‘You Take My Breath Away’ and ‘Tie Your Mother Down,’ the latter two notably being played months before the album versions would be released.

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If ANYONE can raise the temperature of Mercury, it is model Debbie Leng. 

If ANYONE can raise the temperature of Mercury, it is model Debbie Leng. (She was Roger Taylor’s girlfriend at the time)

⠀She stars with lead singer Freddie Mercury in the video for Queen’s new single ‘Breakthru’, released today. ⠀

⠀Debbie, who appeared in TV commercial for Cadbury’s Flake, is the girlfriend of Queen drummer Roger Taylor. He did not want her to appear in the £500,000 video, shot at the Nene Valley Railway shire, in case there were accusations of favouritism.

But Freddie insisted she was the only choice. ‘I really wanted to do a sexy video and who better to do it with than Debbie Leng’, he said.

Credit for this fab article to Freddie_Neverboring

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