Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and co-principal songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Mercury wrote and composed numerous hits for Queen; occasionally served as a producer and guest musician for other artists; and concurrently led a solo career while performing with Queen. Freddie Mercury was described by Greg Prato of AllMusic as “one of rock’s greatest all-time entertainers,” with “one of the greatest voices in all of music.”
A Concert Is Not A Live Rendition Of Our Album. It's A Theatrica! Event.
Who Wants To Live Forever?
I'm Just A Musical Prostitute, My Dear.
Money May Not Buy Happiness, But It Can Damn Well Give It!
What Will I Be Doing In Twenty Years' Time? I'll Be Dead, Darling! Are You Crazy?
The Reason We're Successful, Darling? My Overall Charisma, Of Course.
I Always Knew I Was A Star And Now, The Rest Of The World Seems To Agree With Me.
I Got My Diploma From Ealing College Of Art, In Graphics And Illustration.
I Dress To Kill, But Tastefully.
I Guess I've Always Lived The Glamorous Life Of A Star. It 'S Nothing New - I Used To Spend Down To The Last Dime.
I Think My Melodies Are Superior To My Lyrics.
I Have Fun With My Clothes Onstage; It's Not A Concert You're Seeing, It's A Fashion Show.
I Like To Be Surrounded By Splendid Things.
In The Early Days, We Just Wore Black Onstage. Very Bold, My Dear. Then We Introduced White, For Variety, And It Simply Grew And Grew.
I'm Hopeless With Money; I Simply Spend What I've Got.
The Lavish Presentation Appeals To Me, And I've Got To Convince The Others.
Years Ago, I Thought Up The Name Queen. It's Just A Name. But It's Regal, Obviously, And -Sounds Splendid.
When I'm Dead, I Want To Be Remembered As A Musician Of Some Worth And Substance.
Is Billy Idol Just Doing A Bad Elvis Pout, Or Was He Born That Way?
You Know, I Designed The Queen Crest. I Simply Combined All The Creatures That Represent Our Star Signs-and I Don't Even Believe In Astrology.
One Night Roger Was In A Foul Mood And He Threw His Entire Bloody Drumset Across The Stage. The Thing Only Just Missed Me - I Might Have Been Killed.
I'm Not Into Business At All.
We're A Very Expensive Group; We Break A Lot Of Rules. It's Unheard Of To Combine Opera With A Rock Theme, My Dear .
I Want To Lead The Victorian Life, Surrounded By Exquisite Clutter.
If We're Weird Onstage, I Don't Know What You'd Call The Tubes.
We Were Disliked By The Press In The Early Days Because They Couldn't Put Their Finger On Us, And That Was The Case With Zeppelin As Well.
Back In The Old Days, We Were Often Compared To Led Zeppelin. If We Did Something With Harmony, It Was The Beach Hoys. Something Heavy Was Led Zeppelin.
But, You Know, We Spent Two Years Putting Our Act Together.
We're A Bit Flashy, But The Music's Not One Big Noise.
I Was Never Too Keen On The British Music Press. They've Called Us A Supermarket Hype, And They Used To Suggest That We Didn't Write Our Own Songs.
We've Gone Overboard On Every Queen Album. But That's Queen.
I'm Very Emotional; I Think I May Go Mad In Several Years' Time.
And, We Have No Such Thing As A Budget Anymore. Our Manager Freaks When We Show Him The Bill. We're Lavish To The Bone, But All Our Money Goes Back Into The Product.
It Destroys The Soul To Hear That You're All Hype, That You Have No Talent, And That Your Whole Career Has Been Contrived.
Onstage, I Am A Devil. But I'm Hardly A Social Reject.
The Others Don't Like My Interviews. And Frankly, I Don't Care Much For Theirs.
When The Whole Point Of Queen Was To Be Original.
I Won't Be A Rock Star. I Will Be A Legend.