Queen claim they’re no tribute band

13 January, 2015 in News

Queen

Queen aint’ no tribute band

After adding singer Adam Lambert to the two remaining members of the band, Queen have claimed they’re no tribute act

ueen may have replaced Freddie Mercury with an American Idol singer(Adam Lambert), but the bands surviving members have moved to claim that they are no tribute band. When speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, guitarist Brian May said, “We ain’t a tribute band, that’s a no-brainer. Freddie and Adam have a very similar attitude to life, a sense of humour and camp lightness of touch. Queen have a serious side but, really, that little bit of humour is what keeps everybody sane.”

Drummer Roger Taylor then added “‘I think he [Freddie] would have approved. And I know he would have liked Adam. We built Queen, we lived and breathed it, it is part of us and we are part of it. It still feels as if Freddie is with us, because his music is always there, his personality is on stage with us. He is part of our mental wallpaper, which can be a little bittersweet. I would say it took five years to get used to the fact that he was gone. But the fact is, he’s not here, and we are celebrating and we salute him, and it’s not maudlin at all.”

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