Bohemian Rhapsody is a film that suffered from a difficult gestation. It was announced in but, in the intervening eight years, everyone from the lead actor to the screenwriter to the director either bailed or was replaced, in some cases several times. You can see why they pressed on with its making. If anything, he seems a more remarkable figure in hindsight than at the height of his career. He was a gay man who, while never coming out publicly, put his sexuality front and centre in his performances and songwriting, apparently without his audience realising what he was doing.
Or did he? While many blamed homophobia for his runner-up showing, Lambert took his fame and ran with it, helping to promote LGBTQ tolerance to middle America, which paved the way for future openly gay artists such as Troye Sivan. Talk to me about being an openly gay artist in versus When I first came on the scene almost everybody that I encountered in the music business was very supportive of me personally, but they were all a bit nervous about how it could work publicly. Is it safe to assume that these days, you no longer experience any homophobia in the music industry? What was it like to make?
Queen's lead singer Freddie Mercury was an enigmatic man of mystery to many. Hince tells of his career with the band in his book Queen Unseen. It offers a revealing insight into the life of the frontman and the years in which Queen became one of the biggest bands in the world. Here, Hince tells us about Mercury: the man behind the myth. And he reveals the truth about that legendary Queen party….
As the frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury was one of the most talented and innovative singers of the rock era. The Bulsaras had two children: son Farrokh better known by his stage name, Freddie Mercury , and daughter Karishma, born six years later. The family lived a fairly affluent life, with a nanny and other domestic workers.