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Revealing and intimate, based mostly on greater than 100 interviews with key figures in his life, that is the definitive biography of Queen entrance man Freddie Mercury, one among pop music’s best-loved and most complicated figures.
A revealing, intimate take a look at the person who can be Queen.
As lead vocalist for the long-lasting rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury’s unmatched abilities as a songwriter and his flamboyant showmanship made him a celebrity and Queen a family identify. However regardless of his worldwide fame, few individuals ever actually glimpsed the person behind the glittering façade.
Now, greater than twenty years after his demise, these closest to Mercury are lastly opening up about this pivotal determine in rock ’n’ roll. Primarily based on greater than 100 interviews with key figures in his life, Mercury affords the definitive account of 1 man’s legendary life within the highlight and behind the scenes. Rock journalist Lesley-Ann Jones gained unprecedented entry to Mercury’s tribe, and he or she particulars Queen’s gradual however regular rise to fame and Mercury’s descent into harmful, pleasure-seeking excesses—this was, in spite of everything, a person who as soon as declared, “Darling, I’m doing everything with everyone.”
In her journey to know Mercury, Jones traveled to London, Zanzibar, and India—speaking with everybody from Mercury’s closest pals to the sound engineer at Band Help (who was chargeable for making Queen even louder than the opposite bands) to second cousins midway world wide. Within the course of, an intimate and sophisticated portrait emerges. Meticulously researched, sympathetic but not sensational, Mercury affords an unvarnished take a look at the acute highs and lows of life within the quick lane. On the coronary heart of this story is a person…and the music he beloved.