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Queen

Queen formed in 1971 and in 1973 signed their first recording contract for EMI. That year they released their first album, QUEEN. The same year saw their first major UK tour, and in 1974 they released QUEEN II as well as making their first UK headlining tour. They made their first US tour, and in November released SHEER HEART ATTACK which was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.

1975 saw their new release, A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, and - significantly - the single Bohemian Rhapsody. At 5' 55" it should have been too long for successful radio play but it became one of the greatest singles of all time, staying at No. 1 in the UK chart for nine weeks. The video, directed by Bruce Gowers,...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Drops Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic Over Creative Differences With Queen

24 July 2013 0 comments

He bears an uncanny resemblance to Queen frontman Freddie Mercury – so many fans will be devastated ...

Justin Timberlake Reveals Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd And Queen Are Inspirations For His New Album

27 February 2013 0 comments

If you are one of those JT fans that is desperate for him to emulate his Sexy Back hey day – then...

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Is The UK's Favourite No. 1 Single; The Beatles Round Out Top 5

17 July 2012 0 comments

When the Official Charts Company asked the U.K. public to vote for their favorite No. 1 single of...

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