Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic


When Freddie Mercury died in 1991, the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters, as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer with Queen, his amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band’s unique sound, which resulted in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, ’80s and early ’90s. As the band’s main songwriter, he was responsible for some of their greatest hits including 'Killer Queen,' 'We Are the Champions' and their biggest triumph, the iconic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. As a solo artist his output was limited to two highly acclaimed albums – 1985’s Mr Bad Guy

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ISBN:

9781743791134

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

27cm x 21cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Blake

Mark Blake is a music journalist and editor. A former Assistant Editor of Q magazine, his work has also been published in MOJO, the Times, Classic Rock, the Daily Telegraph, the London Evening Standard, and the Sunday Express. He is the author of the bestselling biography Pigs Might Fly: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd and Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story of Queen.