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The COMPASS Group, January 2005

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert

By Andy- Famous radio show host on FM100.7. Translated by Cara Steenstra.



Artist: Various Artists
Title: Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert
Label: EMI

Queen is recognized as one of the most popular bands of the 20th Century. In 1972, they established themselves in the glam rock genre, basing their band in England and, later on, adding a bassist to their team. Their lead singer Freddie Mercury's unique brand of charisma made him the soul of glam rock. Wearing dramatic velvet costumes on stage, Freddie Mercury captured every single audience member's heart. When he passed away in 1991 of AIDS, the music industry lost a lot of luster. In 1992, an extravagant charity benefit concert was held in Freddie Mercury's tribute. Allegedly this concert attracted more than 70,000 people and this was just a conservative estimate; it may have been the highest turnout in history. Performers included Lisa Minneli, Elton John, David Bowie, George Michael and Paul Young. The performance by Guns 'N Roses also created quite a scene. Originally released in a CD album version, it was later re-released in 2002 in DVD format, recapturing the fantastic concert held on a 370 foot wide by 90 foot high giant stage, and was transmitted to over 76 countries around the world. This is a definite addition to the collection of all die-hard fans.


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