Tag: Freddie

NME Festival blog: Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe’s beautiful friendship remembered

The rock star and the opera singer broke down genre barriers with their epic 1988 album ‘Barcelona’ – and she was the only person who made him cry As a rule, rock and opera getting together is a worse meeting than Trump and Johnson. But Freddie Mercury was one of the greatest rock singers of […]

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NME Festival blog: New Freddie Mercury box set ‘Never Boring’ announced to mark late icon’s 73rd birthday

Straight on the wish list.. A new box-set of Freddie Mercury‘s solo material has been announced on the same day as what would’ve been the late music icon’s 73rd birthday. For the first time ever, the ‘Never Boring’ collections offers a curated selection of Mercury’s music,visuals and spoken words. Consisting of three CDs with 32 […]

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NME Festival blog: Carrie Fisher ‘had affairs with Freddie Mercury and David Bowie’ as a teenager

The claims are detailed in a new biography Carrie Fisher reportedly had low-key affairs with David Bowie and Freddie Mercury when she was just 17, a new biography has claimed. According to film historians Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince, Bowie and Mercury cheated on their partners to date the Star Wars icon in 1973. At […]

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NME Festival blog: Ginuwine admits on CBB that he doesn’t know who Freddie Mercury is

’90s R&B star Ginuwine admitted on Celebrity Big Brother last night that he doesn’t know who Freddie Mercury is – causing fan uproar online. The singer, who is best known for his hit track ‘Pony’, was talking to retired ballerina Wayne Sleep, when he made the admission. Sleep, who came out as gay in his […]

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NME Festival blog: See the first picture of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ biopic

The ‘Mr. Robot’ star will play the late Queen frotnman in the forthcoming film, which is set for release in December 2018 The first official picture of Rami Malek in character as Freddie Mercury has been released – take a first look at the late Queen singer’s upcoming biopic below. The Mr. Robot star will […]

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