Brian May already had a musical chemistry with fellow Queen co-founder Roger Taylor. He explains what Adam Lambert brought to the mix.
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Queen’s Brian May compares Freddie Mercury and Adam Lambert eras: ‘The equal of anything we ever did’
Brian May makes a bold statement about how Queen’s stint with Adam Lambert shapes up against their Freddie Mercury-fronted period.
Edgy and raw, as bracing as any live Queen performance ever released.
‘There is not a whole album’s worth’: Queen has run into difficulty crafting another posthumous release
Queen isn’t finding much archival material, and a key piece hasn’t been cleared.
Despite five years together, they still deal with the specter of Freddie Mercury.
“The key,” Lambert says, “is to be mindful of the original intention of the songs.”
A fizzy alchemy surrounded one of the band’s hardest-rocking tunes.
Brian May addresses his willingness to continue Queen past the death of Freddie Mercury and the retirement of John Deacon, saying it’s not for the filthy lucre. He and Roger Taylor do, he says, for the fans.
Even as Freddie Mercury was fighting for his life, he worked on Queen music. The hope was always, it seemed, that something could be made of these final musical moments. But, as Brian May remembers, it wasn’t always easy.
‘It’s a very logical thing to do’: Queen’s upcoming album of leftovers could include new Adam Lambert songs, too
Before starting a just-announced first-ever North American concert series with Adam Lambert, Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor were at work on compiling a second recording featuring leftover tracks from Freddie Mercury — including a memorable collaborative moment with Michael Jackson.