Queen

Royal Roundup: Murder at Sandringham?

 

It sounds like the type of fictional murder mystery that the English virtually invented – except that in this case, the body is very real. Sorry, even the previous sentence sounds like book jacket copy for a whodunit set among the ...

Royal Roundup: Coming to a Country Near You

Buckingham Palace has announced travel plans for the royal family to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year.

Happy Freddie Mercury’s Birthday!

Oh hello there! I didn’t want to disturb you in the middle of putting up the bunting or decorating the commemorative crown on this most exciting of holidays, but we here and Anglophenia just wanted to wish you and yours every ...

Royal Roundup: Was Kate’s Phone Hacked?

The Telegraph has reported that investigators are now looking into new allegations of phone hacking against the royal family, including Kate Middleton and her relatives.

New Queen Documentary Promises Long Lost Treasure

Queen fans, there’s a new BBC documentary on the band coming your way very soon, to mark their 40th anniversary as a going concern. It’s called Queen: Days Of Our Lives and it’s going to be on BBC2 this weekend.

Sacha Baron Cohen ‘Pushed’ Queen Into Freddie Biopic

If I’m honest, I never thought Queen were the choosiest of bands with regard to how their legacy is maintained. There’s the stage musical We Will Rock You for example, or the collaboration with the pop group Five on the song ...

Brian May Will Appear on the New Lady Gaga Album

Brian May, formerly of Queen, is a ferociously talented guitarist. But for all that he invented and sustained a phenomenal level of creativity in the use of the electric guitar, with his multi-layering of harmonies and general melodic ...

Anglo For Your Ear: Queen’s “Who Wants To Live Forever?”

Let’s start 2008 in dramatic fashion. Freddie Mercury and Brian May, no strangers to bombast, really outdid themselves with this 1986 track from the Highlander soundtrack.