Queen & Adam Lambert at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Dec11

Queen & Adam Lambert at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

I’ve been a massive Queen fan since I was 10 or 11. I learned to love them listening to my dad’s Greatest Hits album and a copy of The Works we borrowed from the library. It wasn’t long before I bought their back catalogue for myself, falling in love with classic albums like A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races. By the time I was old enough to go to concerts, Queen had already stopped touring and Freddie...

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Silent Sunday 10.12.17
Dec10

Silent Sunday 10.12.17

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Queen: The Definitive Biography by Laura Jackson
Jul29

Queen: The Definitive Biography by Laura Jackson

Does anyone else have that book, the one that sits at the bottom of the pile and never gets read? It’s forever being overtaken by newer and more exciting books? For me, that was Queen: The Definitive Biography by Laura Jackson. I am a huge Queen fan and bought the book second-hand on a whim at last year’s Wychwood Festival, but never got round to reading it. It was getting to the point where I thought I never would read...

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Queen Extravaganza
Sep30

Queen Extravaganza

A couple of weeks before my birthday, I was in town with the younger two late on Saturday afternoon, when I saw an advert for the Queen Extravaganza – a Queen tribute band. After the Levellers, Queen are my favourite band. They were the soundtrack to my life from 13 to 18. Not just A Kind of Magic and Radio GaGa, but all the really old, quirky album tracks from A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races. I cried when I heard...

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