I’m in the process of doing something I’ve never done before… I’m growing a Freddie Mercury moustache. I’m revealing the moustache on World AIDS Day, December 1. Then, with your help we will, WE WILL rock AIDS together for the MTV Staying Alive Foundation. Because on December 4, 5 and 6 donations to this […]
Post by Maressa Brown. Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury once pleaded for anybody to find him "somebody to love," but if he was suffering from recent heartbreak, chances are he wouldn't have to wait very long to find just that! Turns...Show More Summary
Michael Jackson got together with Queen legend Freddie Mercury to perform a duet together, but Freddie Mercury allegedly had to call it quits after he was freaked out by Michael’s relationship with his pet chimpanzee. Jackson and Mercury...Show More Summary
This week marks the 40th anniversary of Sheer Heart Attack, the album which — by most accounts — launched Queen to international, tight-leather-clad stardom. But rather than watching a fur-covered Freddie Mercury doing his thing (as excellent as that would be), here’s Panic at the Disco’s cover of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, which provides a pretty fitting homage. More »
Queen honored the late Freddie Mercury this week by putting out a previously unreleased song called “Let Me In Your Heart Again,” with all sales benefiting charity. The song features vocals from legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, who died of complications from AIDS in 1991. Show More Summary
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Sheer Heart Attack, the album which, by most accounts, launched Queen to international tight-leather-clad stardom. But rather than watching a fur-covered Freddie Mercury doing his thing (excellent though that would be), here's Panic at the Disco's cover of 'Bohemian Rhapsody', which provides a pretty fitting homage. Read more...
Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury admired each others work. At the start of Queen's 'Greatest Flix' VHS video (1981), it states that Freddie Mercury's favourite group was the Jacksons. Michael Jackson was the lead singer of this group while his brothers provided backing vocals and instrumental accompaniment. Show More Summary
Dreamy British actor Ben Whishaw, who might be starring as Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic, is very happy he came out. He recently told Marie Claire mag that “It was never a secret, everyone around me in my life knew” and now he just wants to get on with life. The first season of Looking […]
Did you know Freddie Mercury shared an address with a spy?
The original title of this graphic is The Vocal Ranges of the World’s Greatest Singers. If you are confused as to why Axl Rose is on top of the chart over voices like Freddie Mercury or why the hell Lana del Rey and Lady Gaga are in this list, don’t worry, it all has an explanation. More »
On last night's SNL, host Sarah Silverman channelled Joan Rivers in a skit about the comedian roasting other deceased celebrities on the celestial stage - Freddie Mercury, Ben Franklin, Lucille Ball, Steve Jobs, and others. "When Freddie died people were...
"Saturday Night Live" host Sarah Silverman impersonated her late, good friend Joan Rivers in a sketch about the comedian roasting other celebrities in heaven. Steve Jobs, Richard Pryor, Lucille Ball, Freddy Mercury, and Benjamin Franklin...Show More Summary
We’ve heard Marc Martel’s amazing Freddie Mercury impression before, but we didn’t know he could do Luciano Pavarotti too. Here he performs a duet of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma. He also forgot to shave half his beard.
Mercury poisoning is slang for what happened to anyone who had unprotected sex with Freddie Mercury.
(YouTube link) Marc Martel sings "Nessun Dorma" while doing his Luciano Pavarotti impression, then switches to singing the song as Freddie Mercury! This was done in one continuous take with two cameras, except for the last part where the two characters sing together; that required an overdub. Show More Summary
Clip recap: Marc Martel. A duet of two of my favorite musical influences, Freddie Mercury and Luciano Pavarotti. This is one continuous performance from start to finish, shot in one take, using two cameras. No audio has been cut or replaced. Show More Summary
The "rock" version was produced by Giorgio Moroder.
In 1984, Queen singer Freddie Mercury released a solo single called “Love Kills.” The tune, a Giorgio Moroder-produced rippling-synth disco track, was somewhat poorly received at the time; it was nominated for Worst Song at the Razzies after Moroder included it in his soundtrack for the reissued 1927 silent film Metropolis. But “Love Kills” has [...]
It’s the cover we never knew we wanted—and now wish we really got.