Freddie Mercury - Quotes

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When the whole point of Queen was to be original.

When the whole point of Queen was to be original.

I won't be a rock star. I will be a legend. ---->>>

The reason we're successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course. ---->>>

When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance. ---->>>

We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear . ---->>>

What will I be doing in twenty years' time? I'll be dead, darling! Are you crazy? ---->>>

A concert is not a live rendition of our album. It's a theatrica! event. ---->>>

I have fun with my clothes onstage; it's not a concert you're seeing, it's a fashion show. ---->>>

Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it! ---->>>

I like to be surrounded by splendid things. ---->>>

We've gone overboard on every Queen album. But that's Queen. ---->>>

I'm very emotional; I think I may go mad in several years' time. ---->>>

I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear. ---->>>

We're a bit flashy, but the music's not one big noise. ---->>>

The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I've got to convince the others. ---->>>

Back in the old days, we were often compared to Led Zeppelin. If we did something with harmony, it was the Beach Hoys. Something heavy was Led Zeppelin. ---->>>

I always knew I was a star And now, the rest of the world seems to agree with me. ---->>>

I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter. ---->>>

I'm hopeless with money; I simply spend what I've got. ---->>>

I dress to kill, but tastefully. ---->>>

You know, I designed the Queen crest. I simply combined all the creatures that represent our star signs-and I don't even believe in astrology. ---->>>

Onstage, I am a devil. But I'm hardly a social reject. ---->>>

One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed. ---->>>

Who wants to live forever?

Who wants to live forever?

Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout, or was he born that way? ---->>>

We were disliked by the press in the early days because they couldn't put their finger on us, and that was the case with Zeppelin as well. ---->>>

I got my diploma from Ealing College of Art, in graphics and illustration. ---->>>

In the early days, we just wore black onstage. Very bold, my dear. Then we introduced white, for variety, and it simply grew and grew. ---->>>

It destroys the soul to hear that you're all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived. ---->>>

I think my melodies are superior to my lyrics. ---->>>

Years ago, I thought up the name Queen. It's just a name. But it's regal, obviously, and -sounds splendid. ---->>>

The others don't like my interviews. And frankly, I don't care much for theirs. ---->>>

I'm not into business at all. ---->>>

But, you know, we spent two years putting our act together. ---->>>

I guess I've always lived the glamorous life of a star. It 's nothing new - I used to spend down to the last dime. ---->>>

I was never too keen on the British music press. They've called us a supermarket hype, and they used to suggest that we didn't write our own songs. ---->>>

And, we have no such thing as a budget anymore. Our manager freaks when we show him the bill. We're lavish to the bone, but all our money goes back into the product. ---->>>

If we're weird onstage, I don't know what you'd call the Tubes. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 09-05, 1946
Birthplace: in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, The United Republic of
Die: 11-24, 1991
Occupation: Musician
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Farrokh "Freddie" Mercury (né Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and co-principal songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Mercury wrote and composed numerous hits for Queen (including "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Killer Queen", "Somebody to Love", "Don't Stop Me Now", "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", and "We Are the Champions"); occasionally served as a producer and guest musician (piano or vocals) for other artists; and concurrently led a solo career while performing with Queen (wikipedia)