He heard his old mates from Smile were looking for new singer, and he did of course get the gig. Bassist John Deacon was recruited, Freddie changed their name to Queen. The flamboyant Mercury sung with an incisive sense of rhythm, he was able to glide effortlessly from one register to another.
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His phrasing was subtle, delicate or energetic and slamming. The most notable aspect of his songwriting involved the wide range of genres that he used, which included, among other styles, rockabilly, progressive rock, heavy metal, gospel and disco.
Mercury first started developing “Bohemian Rhapsody” in the late 1960s, he would play parts of songs he was writing at the piano, and one of his pieces, known simply as “The Cowboy Song”.
Freddie was a very shy and retiring man in person, he also granted very few interviews leaving the talking to fellow band mates May and Taylor. Mercury died of bronchopneumonia on November 24th, 1991 aged 45, just one day after he publicly announced he was HIV positive.
Members of the Wrap-Up Magazine chose "We Will Rock You" as there favorite song to showcase from the rock group Queen. What is your favorite song from Queen? Leave your comments below!