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For questions about the British band Queen formed in London in 1970. The members are Freddie Mercury (vocals, piano), Brian May (guitar), Roger Taylor (drums), and John Deacon (bass guitar).

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What is the fate of the Queen' original sound mixing console?

I was on Queen's museum in Montreux where it was the recording studio of this famous rock group. There are many items preserved but the original large Neve console is replaced by the table with just ...
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Did Freddy Mercury sing in a female 'opera' voice in the song 'Barcelona'?

claims that the audio played is Freddy Mercury singing with a very high 'opera' voice, and the comments seem to agree. On the other hand, I think the voice sounds female and is not Freddy Mercury's. ...
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Will Queen Release Some Kind of Anthology of Unreleased Material Soon?

Many fans, including myself, have been waiting for a long time to some kind of Queen Anthology of unreleased material (demos, excerpts, alternate versions), since there is SO MUCH material that they ...
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Did Queen make any new best sellers after Freddie Mercury's death?

I recently saw 'Bohemian Rhapsody' which shares and explains Queen and Freddie Mercury's rise and collapse. While I was saddened to hear the way he passed, I'm sure he would have given more hits if he ...
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Why are Queen members dressed as women in "I Want to Break Free"?

Well the title says it all. I was wondering how the theme of the video relates to the song.
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What is the true meaning of bohemian rhapsody?

I have noticed that there are many different interpretation of Queen's top hit rock song, Bohemian Rhapsody. Since most of the lyrics are a little unclear and there is a pile of nonsense in the "opera"...
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Lyrics confusion in Queen's "I Want to Break Free"

Here's an extract of the lyrics to Queen's "I Want to Break Free": I've fallen in love I've fallen in love for the first time And this time I know it's for real "This time I know it's ...
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Was Freddie Mercury's voice range over 4 octaves?

I was going through some articles which listed Freddie's voice under the Over 4 octaves list. But, haven't found an expert-backed opinion on the same. So, is Freddie's range really over 4 octaves?
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What does "bismillah" mean in the Bohemian Rhapsody?

According to Google, Bismillah means: in the name of God (an invocation used by Muslims at the beginning of an undertaking). But, is that the same context in which it is used? If not, then what ...
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