Queen – Sheer Heart Attack Album Review
Queen – Sheer Heart Attack Album Review
The Red Special Made for Bohemian Rhapsody Moviehttp://www.theredspecial.com/2018/06/…
Queen guitarist Brian May is most famous for using his home made now iconic guitar the Red Special.
Over the years though he’s used an assortment of different guitars.
In the early years we saw him use Gibson Les Paul and Fender Stratocaster.
In this video we look at the following guitars
Washburn RR V white Flying V from Princes of the Universe video
Guild 1984 Red Special from One Vision video
John Birch Red Special replica from We Will Rock You Video
1967 Fender Esquire from Crazy Little Thing Called Love
1978 Fender Telecaster from Live Aid 1985
Burns Double 6 used on Long Away
Gibson Chet Atkins CE used a Wembley 86 on The World We Created
Ovation Pacemaker 1615 12 string used on live performance of Love of My Life
George Formby Banjo Ukulele from Bring Back Leroy Brown
Satellite Strocaster from Play The Game Video
Greco Japanese Red Special from Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy Top Of The Pops
Guild F12 12 string
Guyton Arch Top guitar
Gibson Flying V
Guyton Transporter Guitar
More Queen Video Reactions https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaxA-RGuEm-9AbR9UXvmoFRxKWvHQ_9fl
Seven Seas Of Rhye Top Of The Pops performance https://youtu.be/AqdPtM_4Mn0
The Making Of Seven Seas Of Rhye Days Of Our Lives Documentary https://youtu.be/iXDqMi4MzUg
Seven Seas of Rhye was the break through single for Queen after the failure of Keep Yourself Alive to chart.
We look at the top of the pops performance of the song from the Queen II album which reached number ten in the uk charts.
Days Of Our Lives documentary references this video with both Brian May and Roger Taylor having mixed feelngs over doing Top Of The Pops
Freddie Mercury took credit for the song as he wrote the piano intro and wrote the lyrics
Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer Breakdown – What You Might Have Missed Live Reaction Video https://youtu.be/2UWZ7e45DNg Sally Reaction Video https://youtu.be/LAMCDO1f0-o The opening starts with the famous Freddie Mercury day-o which is apperently sang for the movie by Marc Martel Of Queen Extravaganza We also see Rami Malek dressed as Freddie through the years from Sheer Heart Attack Tour through The Crazy Tour Of 1979 as well as Live Aid. We don’t however see the yellow jacket era of the 1986 Magic Tour. In the beginning of Queen we see the band Smile in back of van with the Smile logo clearly visible before cutting to scenes from Freddie’s parties. The film also looks at his friendship and relationship with Mary Austen. One thing I had missed first watching the trailer was the scene where Freddie Mercury hands Dj Kenny Everett a copy of Bohemian Rhapsody which Kenny went on to play Everyone has been wondering which part Mike Myers of Wayne’s World fame will play. It’s my guess he’s playing Eric Hall who in the clip says Bohemian Rhapsody is too long
My overall impression from the trailer is that this is going to be a quality movie. It seems that the film will cover the eras from the beginning of the Queen story through Rainbow 74 Hammersmith 75 Houston 77 The Crazy And Hot Space Tour right up TIL Live Aid In 1985
There was talk from Sacha Baron Cohen that the film would be Freddie dying in the middle of the movie and the rest of the film being about the band carrying on. From the trailer this doesn’t seem to be the case.
A lot of people seem to think the success of the movie can only be if Rami Malek looks identical to Freddie Mercury. Personally it’s more about his skill as an actor and the film telling the compelling story of Queen and the greatest singer in rock music.
It’s a film about Queen it’s gotta be good. And it it isn’t then the soundtrack will be amazing
Rami Malek plays Freddie Mercury
Ben Hardy – Roger Taylor
Gwilym Lee – Brian May
Joseph Mazzello – John Deacon
Lucy Boynton – Mary Austin
Allen Leech – Paul Prenter
Aaron McCusker – Jim Hutton
Ace Bhatti – Freddie’s Father
Dickie Beau – Kenny Everet
Philip Andrew – Mack
Adam Raul – Faroukh