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WATCH: Moving new music video to mark Freddie Mercury’s birthday

A moving new queer music video has been released to mark what would have been Freddie Mercury’s 73rd birthday. Universal Music Group released the new animated video for “Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow”. The song is one of the tracks from Freddie Mercury’s 1985 solo album, Mr Bad Guy. Directors Esteban Bravo and Beth …

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Watch: Freddie Mercury – Time Waits for No One

Universal Music Thursday unveiled a previously unreleased song by Queen front man Freddie Mercury. Originally recorded in 1986 at London’s Abbey Road Studios, the stripped back  ‘Time Waits For No One’ never found release at the time. The bare-bones rendition of the ballad showcases Freddie Mercury’s powerful voice. His only accompaniment is musician Mike Moran …

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Queen and Adam Lambert announce 2020 Australian tour

Queen and Adam Lambert have announced they’ll return to Australia next year for a national stadium tour, off the back of the success of Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The band’s new Rhapsody Tour will bring them to six Australian stadium venues in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast in February next …

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‘It didn’t make any sense’: What China’s censors cut out of Bohemian Rhapsody

Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has opened in Chinese cinemas with all mentions of the Queen frontman’s sexuality removed. Between two and four minutes of footage has reportedly been cut from the film, which opened last weekend in a small number of arthouse cinemas in China. Feili Xie, a 28-year-old from Beijing, told ABC News …

WA Labor pulls Christopher Pyne parody video after homophobia accusations

The Western Australian Labor party has pulled from its Twitter account a parody music video spoofing Christopher Pyne’s decision to quit politics, after accusations of homophobia. The 36-second clip superimposes Pyne’s face onto Queen frontman Freddie Mercury’s during a performance of Another One Bites the Dust. The faces of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Home …

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OPINION: The Freddie Mercury Story That Goes Untold In ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

By Laurie Marhoefer, University of Washington Millions of people will tune in to the Oscars to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, compete for best picture. There are already a lot of people cheering against it. Bohemian Rhapsody has been dogged by accusations of homophobia, and the film’s director, Bryan Singer, …

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Did You Spot Adam Lambert’s Cameo In ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’?

Adam Lambert has confirmed that he did make a cameo in the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. In a tweet plugging the upcoming digital release of the film, Lambert shared a photo of himself in costume in the small – but important – role in the film. During a montage in the film, the singer played …

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Malaysian Censors Cut ‘Gay Scenes’ Out Of Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Queer content involving Freddie Mercury has been cut from the version of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody screening in Malaysia, a country where gay sex is still illegal. Scenes removed from the Malaysian version of the film include the moment Mercury, played by Rami Malek, tells fiancée Mary Austin that he identifies as bisexual. Another scene …

REVIEW: Rami Malek Embodies Freddie Mercury In ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Star Rami Malek describes highly-anticipated Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody as a celebration of Freddie Mercury but Peter Gray wonders if, despite Malek’s tour de force performance, the movie avoids the authentic Mercury in pursuit of commercial success. Long overdue but not the deeply exposed, warts-and-all- tale that we deserve, Bohemian Rhapsody plays it relatively safe when …

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Singer Marc Martel Channels Freddie Mercury In Ultimate Queen Tribute Show

An acclaimed Queen tribute show featuring unbelievable Freddie Mercury soundalike Marc Martel is coming to the Gold Coast. The Canadian performer was handpicked by original Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May to front their official Queen tribute act in 2012, with Taylor describing Martel’s voice as an “uncanny” likeness of their band’s late frontman. …

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