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Queen Releases Stripped-Down Version of Freddie Mercury’s ‘Love Kills’: Listen

Originally released in 1984 as a Giorgio Moroder-produced synth-pop solo single from Freddie Mercury, this version is closer to the classic Queen sound.

10/01/2014

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Previously Unheard Queen Tracks Featuring Freddie Mercury Being Produced by William Orbit

Orbit, who previously worked with Madonna on her 1998 album Ray Of Light and 2012′s MDNA, took to Twitter yesterday to announce he is “definitely working with QUEEN. Amazing songs. That’s all I’m sayin 4 now. Watch this space.”

08/05/2014

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Queen Plan to Put Out Freddie Mercury-Featuring Unreleased Material This Year

Turns out releases from Michael Jackson and Johnny Cash may not be the only albums getting the old-is-now-new treatment in the coming months.

05/27/2014

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Queen Biopic Finds its Star in Ben Whishaw

According to Deadline, British actor Ben Whishaw — best known for his role as Q in the most recent Bond flick, Skyfall — will play Mercury in the upcoming biopic.

12/10/2013

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Brian May On Reviving Freddie Mercury: “I Don’t Want To Be Touring With A Hologram”

May doesn’t like the idea, mainly because it would make him, Roger Taylor and the others feel more like an exhibit at the Museum of Science than a rock concert.

10/23/2013

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How To Dress Like Freddie Mercury For Halloween

The Queen frontman always makes a great Halloween costume, and it can be put together with just a few key pieces.

10/22/2013

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Queen Basically Didn’t Want Sacha Baron Cohen To Outshine Freddie Mercury

When news came through the wire that Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out of the highly-anticipated Queen biopic due to “creative differences,” everyone was upset because that seemed like the only acceptable choice as that […]

10/21/2013

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Soon You Can “Jam” With John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, or Freddie Mercury Via Hologram

Just like we foresaw in almost every Sci-Fi ’80s film featuring a nerdy teenage boy prodigy, musicians won’t have to “exist” anymore. Soon, they can just be chillin’ in their mansion on the moon drinking […]

10/18/2013

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Not Fade Away: Queen’s Debut Turns 40

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]

09/06/2013

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Probably Not Happening Without Sacha Baron Cohen

We’ve been looking forward to a Freddie Mercury biopic with the illustrious talents of Sacha Baron Cohen–who can basically play anyone with total authencity–but, after Cohen pulled out from the Mercury pic after being attached […]

09/04/2013

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